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Active Living Coalition for Older Adults
- Website: www.alcoa.ca
The Active Living Coalition for Older Adults (ALCOA) strives to promote a society where all older Canadians are leading active lifestyles that contribute to their overall well-being. Active Living/ALCOA, in partnership with its member organizations, encourages older Canadians to maintain and enhance their well-being and independence through a lifestyle that embraces physical activity and active living.
Alzheimer Society of Canada
- Website: www.alzheimer.ca
National non-profit organization website with articles, research, and information; as well as links for resources, support and access to counseling services for individuals, family members and friends living within Alzheimer’s.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation | CMHC
- Website: www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca
Accessible & Adaptable Housing – Ways to adapt a home to meet the changing needs of seniors. Modification strategies and financial assistance programs that are available to help seniors and low-income households undertake home adaptation projects.
Canada Pension Plan Retirement Pension | CPP
CPP monthly taxable benefit to retired contributors. Information & application forms.
Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging | CCAA
- Website: www.uwo.ca/actage
The CCAA promotes physical activity and well-being of older adults through a combination of basic and applied research, educational resources and community based programs aimed at improved physical ability and healthy aging for older adults.
Canadian Hearing Society
- Website: www.chs.ca/
The Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) offers a wide range of programs and services, products and information on their website and at locations across Ontario, to help remove communication barriers at home, at school and at work, and provide support and advice for people of all ages who are culturally deaf, oral deaf, deafened and hard of hearing. […]
Canadian Old Age Security Pension | OAS
OAS Monthly benefit available to Canadians 65 years of age who meet the Canadian legal status and residence requirements. You must apply to receive benefits. Eligibility, financial, tax & contact information, and application forms.
- Website: www.ementalhealth.ca
Find mental health help, services and organizations in your area. Information about and access to, local mental health resources for all ages including seniors.
Government of Canada Benefits – “I Am A Senior”
- Website: www.canadabenefits.gc.ca
Includes “I am a Senior” federal and provincial links for support for finances and housing; health, personal loss and safety concerns for seniors.
Government of Canada Services for Seniors
Financial Services – Allowance for the Survivor Program; Allowance Program; Assisted Living; Canadian Government Annuities; Guaranteed Income Supplement; Home Adaptations for Seniors’ Independence; Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)
Other Services – Education and Training; Employment; Housing; Income Assistance; Savings Plans; Special Events