Articles for Retirees & Seniors


Canadians Living Longer but preparing less for retirement : survey
February – Benefits Canada – Staff

Sounding Board : Time to factor health costs in consideration of pension adequacy
February – Benefits Canada – Kristina Hidas


Canadians are not prepared to manage health and financial issues in retirement
June – Canada Newswire – Morneau Shepell survey

Retiree Benefits plans shrinking quickly : survey
May – Benefits Canada : Staff


Hidden health-care costs can be shock for retirees
November – Globe and Mail : Anna Sharratt

Care Costs for seniors forecast to more than double by 2026
November – CBC News – Conf. Bd of Canada

The end of retiree benefits?
October – Benefits Canada : Darrin Bull

Life After Retirement: Health care costs require careful planning
May – Financial Post : Audrey Miller

Mind The Gap – 2015 Retiree/pre-Retiree Research
February – Benefits Canada : Sonya Felix

“We’re not prepared”: Health care shockers threaten your retirement
February – Financial Post : Melissa Leong


Can the retiree Healthy Benefits Situation in Canada be Saved?
November – Benefits & Compensation International – E. Whelan

Canada doesn’t have your back: Free health care only goes so far, especially for some seniors
September – Financial Post: Melissa Campeau

Many Canadian employers don’t offer retiree health benefits
August – Financial Post: Melissa Campeau

Retirement wake-up call
June – Sanofi Canada Healthcare Survey 2014


Boomers worried about healthcare costs in retirement
December – Benefits Canada – Staff

Medical issues cause financial hardship for Canadians
September – Benefits Canada – Yaldaz Sadakpva

Seniors unprepared for long-term care needs: Poll
April – Benefits Canada: Staff

Help employees prepare for retirement health costs
April – Benefits Canada – Mike Waechter

Trends in health benefits for retirees
March – Benefits Canada – Mike Waechter

Retiree Benefits : Are they here to stay ?
January – Conference Board of Canada