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Ontario recognizes January as Alzheimer Awareness Month

The effects of Alzheimer’s disease, other dementias and neurological conditions can cause serious safety concerns that society cannot ignore. This January, we acknowledge the many Ontarians affected by these conditions, and encourage all Ontarians to learn more about the disease and how they can help those seniors and families affected.


Ontario Accepting Applications for Seniors Community Grants

Ontario is now accepting applications for the 2016 Seniors Community Grant Program to help more seniors stay active and engaged in their communities.

Retirement Homes Act
Five-Year Review

The Government of Ontario is currently reviewing the Retirement Homes Act, 2010.

A report was tabled in the Legislative Assembly by the Minister Responsible for Seniors Affairs on December 10, 2015.

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Age-Friendly Community Planning Outreach

The AFC Planning Outreach Initiative offers assistance to Ontario communities interested in adopting age-friendly planning principles. This project includes the development of partnerships, web resources, and the creation of a network for knowledge exchange across Ontario.

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Retirement Homes
 

Retirement Homes
Learn about protections for retirement home residents and how to report abuse in a retirement home.


 
Seniors' Guide: Health and Wellness
 

Health and Wellness
Learn about resources to help you eat healthy, find a doctor or access health services in your community.


 
Seniors' Care: Home, Community and Residential Care Services for Seniors
 

Seniors' Care: Home, Community and Residential Care Services for Seniors
If you are looking for care, this website is a great place to start.

 
Seniors' Guide: Finance Section
 

Finances
Find resources to help you file your taxes, apply for benefits, manage debt and more.


 
Elder Abuse
 

Elder Abuse
Abuse comes in many forms. Learn how to spot the signs of abuse and where you can go to get help.


 
Ontario Drug Benefit Program
 

Ontario Drug Benefit Program
Learn how to get help to cover the cost of prescription drugs, including what’s covered and who’s eligible.