Senior Assistance During COVID and BeyondInsights
211 Ontario Help: is a phone number seniors can call to find out about all different kinds of community support and financial assistance. The above link will take you to the 211 website that has a multitude of resources. Whether you are looking for helping trying to contact government offices regarding the different pension plans, help for affordable housing and food options, health and dental care advise, social and recreation programs or even legal assistance, this web site and the 211 call number has you covered.
The Old Age Securities Tool Kit: This web link will take you directly to the Government of Canada’s web site that has everything you need to know to get set up for your Canadian Old Age Security program. This site also provides a direct link to an easy to use interactive map that will let you know what benefits you will qualify for and when you will qualify for them.
Staying Healthy and Active: Seniors or those who are caring for seniors will find this link very helpful. It contains tips, phone numbers and links that provide valuable information on living life well and independently. Everything you need to know about community supports in your area, such as; health care services and programs, healthy aging, fall and injury awareness, Alzheimer’s and dementia management, home adaption guide and much more.