Seniors over 85 expected to rapidly increase in next decade, impact health-care system: StatsCan

New census data released by Statistics Canada on Wednesday revealed seniors over the age of 85 is the fastest growing age group in the country, meaning a future impact on the health-care system, said Statistics Canada's director for the Centre of Demography Laurent Martel. According to the data, this demographic group more than doubled since the 2001 census, and is expected to triple by 2046.

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