Les Cake says Newfoundland and Labrador has one of the oldest populations in the country and by 2031 it’s estimated the province will have the oldest. Some 13.9 per cent of the province’s people are now 65 and older. But he notes that Newfoundland and Labrador is the only province in the country without a research centre or a centre that’s devoted to the study of aging. Read the Western Star’s interview with Cake, who recently completed a study called “Building an Evidence-Based Framework for the Development of a Newfoundland and Labrador Centre on Aging” by clicking the link below

Source: The Western Star