Resources For Seniors

This page contains information that we believe is of value to our seniors demographic. Click on the titles of the following items to go directly to each of the websites. While we are not responsible for the content on these websites we believe you will find the information of value.

This page will be updated continuously as we become aware of more information.

Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE)

Providing Canadians with the knowledge and skills needed to improve their economic and financial capabilities.

Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) Video education for Seniors

Seniors biggest hurdles and concerns  when it comes to talking with their children and family about money.

CFEE Online Modular Workbook for Seniors:

Money and You Seniors: A guide to financial literacy

Government of Canada Benefit Finder

Helps you find Benefits and Services that you may be eligible to receive.

Disability Tax Credits

A non-refundable tax credit that helps people with disabilities, or their supporting family member, reduce the amount of income tax they may have to pay.

Diabetes Canada Tax Credits

Type 1 automatically qualifies, Type 2 – the criteria has been expanded to make it easier to qualify.

Acclaim Health

Providing support for physical and mental health well being. 

Advocacy Centre for the Elderly (ACE)

Specialized community based legal clinic for low income seniors.  

Age-Friendly Halton

Promotes active aging in order to enhance quality of life as people age.

Alzheimer Society 

Health, advocacy and support services for people with dementias and those at risk, 

Hamilton Council on Aging

Advancing positive aging in Hamilton.

Programs and Services Guide for Seniors

Helping seniors stay safe and healthy, active and engaged

Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility

Helping seniors and people with disabilities stay independent, active, and socially connected 

Government of Canada

Programs and Services for seniors

Parkinson Canada

Resources and supports

Family Councils of Ontario

Leading and supporting families in improving quality of life in long-term care.


Advancing the rights and wellbeing of Canadians as we age.

Education on bone health, risk reduction and treatment of osteoporosis. 

National Kidney Foundation

How kidneys work and risk of kidney disease

The Ontario Caregiver Organization

Provides access to information and  support to caregivers

International Federation on Aging

Vision: A world of healthy older people whose rights and choices are both protected and respected.

Family Council Network 4 Advocacy

Committed to improving lives of Ontario residents in Long Term Care

Health Standards Organization (HSO)

Standards development and assessment programs to help care providers

Canadian Coalition for Seniors Mental Health

Promoting the mental Health of seniors

Change LTC Now

Championing transformative culture change in Ontario’s LTC home system


Canada’s technology and aging network

Cyber Seniors

Provides seniors with effective technology training

Tech Coaches

Helping older adults feel comfortable and confident with technology.


Initiative of McMaster for patient resources and community forums

Canadian Hearing Services

Hearing Care Counselling and Support Services

Asbestos Related Illnesses

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You may also be interested in this link Here you will see detail on what are the causes of mesothelioma and whether a person should be concerned or not.

Mesothelioma is a deadly form of cancer caused from asbestos exposure. Due to the long latency period of mesothelioma, approximately 20-50 years, about 80% of those who are diagnosed with this terrible disease are seniors.

The Mesothelioma Centre works 1-on-1 with these individuals to help them find local doctors, treatment centers and support

Our team of Patient Advocates is committed to helping anyone affected by mesothelioma or other asbestos-related illnesses.

  • Help find the best doctors and treatment facilities near you
  • Connect you with local support groups
  • Connect you with our on-staff nurse
  • Provide custom literature and books on your diagnosis
  • Help veterans receive their VA benefits
  • Assist with financial and legal options

Halton Region Older Adult Advisory Committee

Halton Region’s Older Adult Advisory Committee (OAAC) has worked diligently to provide a user-friendly reference guide with helpful information for older adults, caregivers and service providers in Halton. In this directory, you will find valuable information about local programs and services—including health care, financial aid, recreation and community support groups—which support a high quality of life for older adults in our community.

McMaster Optimal Aging Portal

This website has a large amount of healthy aging information that you can trust.. Blog Posts are written by trusted experts to inform and inspire healthy aging. Scientific evidence is used to provide credible insights on hot topics and prevalent conditions related to seniors’ health. Check it out and consider subscribing to their weekly newsletters which provide the latest information.

C.A.R.P. (Canadian Association for Retired Persons)

C.A.R.P. (Canadian Association for Retired Persons) is Canada’s largest advocacy association for older Canadians. Today C.A.R.P. has more than 320,000 members. As a non-partisan association, C.A.R.P. is committed to working with all parties in government to advocate for older Canadians. Its mission is to advocate for better healthcare, financial security, and freedom from ageism. C.A.R.P. members engage in polls and petitions, email their elected representatives, connect with local chapters and share stories and opinions on urgent issues.

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