Consumer Information

Renew a G driver’s licence: 80 years and over - Ontario Ministry of Transportation    

Once you turn 80, you need to renew your driver’s licence every 2 years.  Here are the four main steps you will take to renew.

Seniors Guidebook to Safety and Security - RCMP    

This information is directed towards the community and, more specifically, seniors and their care givers in recognizing elder abuse, safety concerns, frauds and scams. Education and awareness of preventive techniques can help you recognize a potential crime situation and show you how to reduce or remove the risk.

The Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse    

The CNPEA~RCPMTA is dedicated to the prevention of the abuse of older people in Canada. This website provides information to raise awareness of key issues around abuse and neglect in later life and to assure older adults are treated as full citizens in Canadian society.  The website is intended to help people access and share information on abuse and neglect issues in later life, as well as learn more about what is being done across Canada to address this important health, social and legal issue.

Older Canadians and the Abuse of Seniors: A Continuum From Participation to Empowerment - Government of Canada    

The main objective of the paper is to explore the involvement and empowerment of older Canadians as it relates to the abuse of seniors.... Another objective of the paper was to gather opinions on the involvement and empowerment of seniors in abuse prevention and intervention from the Project Leaders of projects currently funded by the Family Violence Prevention Division and other prominent persons in the field. The paper also generates ideas for further consideration under the Family Violence Initiative in the area of seniors' involvement in the issue.

Community and Home Safety - Health Canada    

At this site you will find safety tips, statistical data about unintentional injuries, and links to other resources outside of Health Canada. Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada have put together the following information to help you provide a safe home environment.http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/securit/commun/index-eng.php