By Leo Driedger
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Some scholars argue (Isajiw and Makabe 1982; Driedger 1975) that while language use is one of the important variables, it is not the only one to consider. A special run of the 1981 Canada Census data of elderly persons (65 years plus) shows the extent to which the mother tongue of their ancestors was learned and the extent to which it is still used in their homes. We expected that the elderly would use their ethnic languages more than the young, because the elderly would not be as assimilated. ).
It is clear from our discussion so far that occupations are linked with regions. The Jews and Italians are heavily located in the larger urban centres where the Jews can conduct their business and the Italians can perform blue collar services in machining, construction, and processing (Reitz 1982). Because of their differential status, however, these two are fairly segregated in the cities of Toronto, Montreal, and Winnipeg, as demonstrated by Richmond (1972), Kalbach (1980), and Driedger et al.
Impaired health, depleted income, and/or loss of a spouse are all partially responsible for decreased social interaction of the elderly. ) (Dowd 1980). In modern industrial society, with its demand for current knowledge and technological innovation, the skills of many aged persons quickly become outmoded; hence, the bargaining position of the retired person quickly deteriorates as his or her supply of power resources becomes depleted. The aged of preindustrial society were more able than the aged of today to accumulate a large share of power resources, largely due to expertise gained from a life of living in a much more stable society.
Aging and Ethnicity. Toward an Interface by Leo Driedger