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Improving Access to Physiotherapy for North Simcoe and Muskoka Seniors

As part of reforms to physiotherapy services, Ontario is expanding access to clinic-based physiotherapy for seniors and eligible patients in North Simcoe and Muskoka.

Seniors' Month 2014:
Aging Without Boundries

June 2014 marks the 30th anniversary of Seniors’ Month. This year’s theme is
Aging Without Boundaries: 30 Years of Celebrating Seniors.


Seniors' Community Grant Program

Seniors Community Grant Program

Ontario is proposing to help more seniors stay connected to the community by doubling its funding to the Seniors Community Grant Program, the province’s first grant program dedicated solely to seniors.
The Seniors Community Grant Program funds projects by not-for-profit community groups that help seniors stay connected and involved in their community by encouraging greater social inclusion, volunteerism and community engagement. This could include community events and courses for seniors on financial literacy.

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Changes to Ontario’s 80-years-and-over Driver’s Licence Renewal Program

On April 21, 2014, driver licence renewal requirements will change for senior drivers aged 80 and over.

Ontario Expands Protection for People with Dementia who may go Missing

In partnership with the Alzheimer Society of Ontario, Ontario is expanding the “Finding Your Way program,” a multicultural safety awareness initiative for people with dementia who go missing or become lost.

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retirement homes
 

Retirement Homes
Learn about new 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.