Thanks to medical advancements, Canadians are expected to have one of the longest life expectancies.1 However, developing a critical illness is a growing concern among Canadians with 400,000 already living with the effects of a stroke, and unfortunately, this number is expected to double in the next 20 years.2.
Check out this infographic to learn more about how to protect you and loved ones from the impact of being diagnosed with a critical illness.
1 Statistics Canada. Life expectancy and other elements of the life table, Canada and provinces.
2 The Heart & Stroke 2017 Stroke Report, Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation.
3 Canadian Cancer Statistics 2017, Canadian Cancer Society.