Useful Links-Seniors

Seniors' Info
 
A collection of federal and provincial resources and services for seniors. This website also includes information about technology, finances, housing, heath, wellness and legal matters.
www.seniorsinfo.ca

 

Community Care Access Centre
 
A collection of local organizations that manage local care; this website can connect you to home care, long term care and community-based facilities.
www.ccac-ont.ca

 

The Care Guide
 
A website designed to help you understand and explore various options for home care, care giving, seniors' housing, health & wellness, financial and legal matters.
www.thecareguide.com

 

Ministry of Health & Long Term Care
 
This website allows you to look for a doctor, nurse or other health professional that is taking new patients. It also offers information about OHIP and prescription drug benefits. Additional information about health living, healthy eating and active living is also available.
www.health.gov.on.ca

 

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
 
Provides important information about buying a home, mortgage loan insurance, renting, renovating, various programs and financial assistance.
www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca

 

Non-Profit Homes and Services
 
A provincial membership-based organization that represents not-for-profit providers of long term care, community services and housing for seniors.
www.oanhss.org

 

Comfort Life
 
This website provides information about various retirement communities, independent vs. assisted living, downsizing and dealing with emotions. There are also resources available to help locate retirement homes by city, area or region.
www.comfortlife.ca

 

Canadian Association of Retired Persons
 
"For the Zoomer in you" A website catering to adults 50+, including information about health, travel, money, lifestyle, arts & entertainment, driving, work and retirement living.
www.everythingzoomer.com

 

Elder Technology Assistance Group
 
The Elder Technology Assistance Group offers FREE technology assistance to adults 55+. Their programs are designed to educate older adults on how to use modern technology such as computers, Internet, digital cameras and MP3s, to name a few. They work closely with Sheridan Elder Research Centre and the Centre for Education and Training. The Elder Technology Assistance Group has also developed a Residence Education Program designed to support seniors living in retirement homes and long term care centres.
www.etagroup.ca

 

Canada Benefits
 
Provides a list of federal, provincial and territorial programs and services.
www.canadabenefits.gc.ca

 

Ontario Seniors' Secretariat
 
The Ontario Seniors' Secretariat provides a multitude of resources for seniors for every aspect of living.
www.seniors.gov.on.ca

 

Healthy Homes Renovation Tax Credit
 
Seniors aged 65 and older, and family members that live with them, can qualify for a tax credit to help with the cost of making their home more accessible and safer for everyday use. For more information about the tax credit and a complete list of eligible and non-eligible expenses, please visit their website.
www.ontario.ca/healthyhomes

 

Senior Moving Service Inc.
 
A family-owned business that has been in operation since 1998, helping Seniors to simplify the process of planning and moving, and make each move an enjoyable experience.
www.seniormovingservice.com