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Politique Vieillir et vivre ensemble chez-soi, dans sa communauté, au Québec (Aging and Living Together At Home, in One’s Community, in Québec)

Government of Quebec Ministry of Health and Social Services; Ministry of Family and the Elderly Country Resources Older Persons General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans and service standards Quebec Policy document autonomy, community, health promotion

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La politique Vieillir et vivre ensemble est destinee a nous donner collectivement le pouvoir d'agir avec le pouvoir de prendre des mesures, ainsi que des moyens appropriés pour faire face aux changements sociétaux liés au vieillissement de la population. La mise en œuvre de cette stratégie impliquera l'engagement et l'action coordonnée par plusieurs partenaires gouvernementaux et non gouvernementaux, ainsi que la coopération entre les parties prenantes au niveau local, régional et provincial.
Vieillissement et vivre ensemble, chz soi, dans sa Communauté, au Québec, entend:
• adapter le Québec au vieillissement rapide de sa population tout en assurant l'équité entre les générations;
• améliorer les conditions de vie des personnes âgées, en particulier celles qui sont les plus vulnérables;
• permettre aux aînés qui le souhaitent de rester chez eux le plus longtemps possible, sans compromettre leur sécurité.

The Aging and Living Together Policy is designed to provide us, collectively, with the power to take action, as well as with appropriate means for dealing with the societal changes linked to population aging. Implementing this strategy will involve commitment and coordinated action by several government and non-government partners, together with cooperation between stakeholders at the local, regional and provincial level.

Aging and Living Together, at Home, in One’s Community, in Québec means:
• adapting Québec to the rapid aging of its population while ensuring intergenerational fairness;
• enhancing the living conditions of seniors, particularly those who are most vulnerable;
• enabling seniors who wish to do so to live at home for as long as possible, without compromising their safety.


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