Number of homeless over age 55 increases as our population ages
The number of seniors experiencing homelessness is increasing in Greater Victoria.
“There’s a slow but steady increase in the number of those who are 56 or older,” Andrew Wynn-Williams said. “When you’re over 55, you are a senior [on the streets] because they face such hardship through their lives that they die much younger.”
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Source: Times Colonist
Author: Judith Lavoie