Category Archives: Govt. Resources

Eric Hoskins announces free shingles vaccine for seniors

Eric Hoskins announces free shingles vaccine for seniors Ontario offering free shingles vaccinations to seniors aged 65 to 70. Ontario seniors between the ages of 65 and 70 can now get the vaccine to prevent shingles at no charge, saving … Continue reading

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Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat

About the Secretariat The Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat (OSS) advocates for, undertakes and supports policy and program initiatives that help improve the quality of life of seniors, and undertakes public education efforts for and about seniors. We also work with seniors’ … Continue reading

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National Seniors Council – Canada

About The National Seniors Council was established to advise the Government of Canada on matters related to the health, the well-being and quality of life of seniors. Canada has a diverse and growing seniors’ population with approximately 4.8 million people … Continue reading

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Better Strength, Better Balance! Exercise Program

Better Strength, Better Balance! is a fall prevention exercise and education program for people aged 65+. It is funded by Champlain Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) through Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre, and is a collaborative effort between Ottawa Public Health … Continue reading

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Senior Citizens Council of Ottawa

“SENIORS SERVING SENIORS” (http://www.seniorcouncil.org/index.htm) Founded in 1957, the Senior Citizens Council of Ottawa is a non-profit volunteer association of over 60 senior citizens organizations and residential groups. The Council is dedicated to: providing seniors with the means to enhance their … Continue reading

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Seniors Resources – Federal Govt

Federal Govt Services available for Seniors Canada Revenue Agency – Information for Seniors: http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/seniors/ Programs for Retirement – Retirement Planning: http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/lifeevents/retirement.shtml Service Canada – Programs and Services for Seniors: To help you find programs and services for Seniors, here are … Continue reading

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Seniors Resources – Govt of Ontario

Ontario Govt Services available for Seniors Seniors INFOline: 1-888-910-1999 Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat [website:  www.ontario.ca/seniors]: The numbers of seniors aged 65 and over is projected to more than double from 1.8 million, or 13.7 per cent of population in 2009, to 4.1 million, … Continue reading

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Seniors Resources – City of Ottawa

City of Ottawa Services for Seniors Seniors play an important role in the life of our community. As our population ages, the City is responding to the needs of seniors in many ways – by working on the range of … Continue reading

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