Despite the ongoing disruptions of COVID-19, 2021 has proven itself to be another big year of outputs for CIA research. With over 25 reports published in the year to date and more projects on the horizon, the Institute continues to position itself as a voice of research authority. Join us in looking back at the top 10 research publications of 2021.
There is a growing proportion of baby boomer women who will end up living alone at older ages with limited incomes, and for whom health and daily activity issues will become more burdensome. It is this middle stage and into the late stage of retirement that many women will also find themselves alone and having to cope with both financial and non-financial issues – a period referred to as “the...
In the 2020 Retirement Risk Survey, conducted in partnership with Ipsos, the CIA asked Canadians a series of provocative questions about their retirement and long-term planning. The survey focused on how well Canadians understood longevity and life in retirement, and how accurate their expectations are around being disabled in retirement, needing long-term care, and more.
With the pandemic in its fourth wave, the Canadian retirement landscape remains a vulnerable sector. The findings of the Retirement Risk Survey, though concerning, illustrate an undeniable fact that, more than ever, Canadians need support and information about how to manage their retirement and long-term care needs in old age.