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Ontario Helping Seniors Stay Active and Engaged

Ontario is helping seniors stay involved and active in their communities by investing in 380 local projects across the province that offer programming and services specifically for seniors.

Minister Responsible for Seniors Affairs Dipika Damerla made the announcement this morning at the Idea Exchange in Cambridge. The organization offers art workshops for seniors in the community, supported by funding from the Seniors Community Grant program.

Seniors to Receive Shingles Vaccine Free of Charge

Starting September 15, 2016, the shingles vaccine will be available free of charge for Ontarians 65 to 70 years of age, saving approximately $170 for eligible seniors.

For public inquiries call ServiceOntario, INFOline at 1-866-532-3161 (Toll-free in Ontario only).

National Seniors Day

October 1st is National Seniors Day.

The Government of Ontario recognizes the contributions seniors have made in their communities.

National Seniors Day is a time to appreciate and celebrate seniors in Ontario.

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Seniors' Guide: Health and Wellness

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

Seniors' Care: Home, Community and Residential Care Services for Seniors
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Ontario Drug Benefit Program

Ontario Drug Benefit Program
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