Month: March 2018

CARP Halton Chapter Community Meetings in April “Protect Your Health”

You are invited to join CARP Halton Chapter for our Community Meetings in April where we have invited Marlene Peitch from the Heart and Stroke Foundation who will give a talk entitled “Protect Your Health” with the focus on heart health and stroke prevention. Marlene is a former Registered Nurse, airline purser, event planner, and …

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CARP Halton Chapter Meeting “De-mythifying Nutrition” Additional Resources

At the CARP Halton Chapter community meetings in March there was a very informative presentation entitled “De-mythifying Nutrition”. The following links will provide more information. A-guide-to-healthy-eating-for-older-adults-August-2015 Facts on Fluids – How to stay hydrated Five Tips on Maintaining your Weight as you Age Healthy Aging for your Brain Planning Wisely When Cooking for One In …

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2018 Housing Exposition For Seniors – A One-Stop-Spot to Learn About Options

Understanding later-in-life housing options or discovering what is best for an aging relative can be a daunting task. For those exploring housing options for themselves or an aging family member this FREE Housing Exposition dedicated to helping seniors determine the next place they’ll call home can help! It will be held on Saturday, April 14, …

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CARP Halton Chapter in Urgent Need of More Volunteers

For the past 25 years the Halton Chapter of CARP has been advocating on behalf of the older adults living in Halton. In addition it has held informative and educational as well as social events for everyone. However we need more volunteers to help carry on the Chapter’s many activities. Specifically the following opportunities are …

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Burlington 2018 Property Tax Relief Programs for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities

The following information is made available by the Burlington Age Friendly Council Property Tax Rebate Property Tax Deferral Program for Low-Income Seniors and Low-Income Persons with Disabilities Please contact the City of Burlington at 905-335-7750 for more information to help decide which of these programs would be worthwhile or not. Application must be submitted within …

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Federal & Ontario Disability Tax Credit (2017 Income Tax)

The following information is made available by the Burlington Age Friendly Council You are eligible for the disability only if a qualified medical practitioner certifies on form T2201 that you have a prolonged impairment and that the effects are such that any one of the following applies: You are markedly restricted in any one of …

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2017 Taxes: Free Tax Preparation Clinics, March & April 2018

The following information is made available by the Burlington Age Friendly Council   Eligibility The following are available for individuals whose 2016 income does not exceed $30,000 for singles, $40,000 for couples; including not more than $1,000 interest income. Clinics do not complete returns for tax situations involving any of the following:   Self employed …

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