Housing

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This Guide identifies the types of difficulties that seniors can experience and describes types of adaptations that can help overcome these difficulties.

Ontario Seniors Secretariat: Seniors' Guide - Housing  

As a part of the Ontario Seniors Guide to Services and Program, this site provides comprehensive information on housing.

Seniors' Care: Home, Community and Residential Care Services for Seniors - Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care      

There are many different kinds of services that help seniors maintain their health and independence. If you or a family member or one need care, a variety of options, many government-funded, are available.

The Care Guide       

A really comprehensive guide to seniors housing across Canada. All forms and types of assisted and non-assisted housing information available. A very user-friendly website.

Advance Care Planning Guide - Ontario Seniors Secretariat    

The government of Ontario has produced the Guide to Advance Care Planning as part of Ontario's Strategy for Alzheimer Disease and Related Dementias. It provides valuable information for seniors on making choices about personal care including health care (treatment and services), food, living arrangements and housing, clothing, hygiene and safety.

Ontario Long Term Care Association       

They are the largest long term care providers organization in Ontario. Member facilities provide care and accommodation services to residents throughout Ontario. Their mission is to lead and enable our members to provide efficient and high quality long term care and services.

Long-Term Care - Ontario Senior's Secretariat   

A comprehensive resource of Long-Term Care options for Ontario Seniors.

Home, Community and Residential Care Services for Seniors - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care   

Community Care Access Centres (CCACs) are your first point of contact for information about Seniors’ Care, and can provide information about the kinds of care that are available in your area.

The CCACs were established by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care in 1996, to help the public access government-funded home and community services and Long-Term Care Homes. There are 14 CCACs throughout Ontario.

Canadian Alliance of Long-Term Care     

CALTC is a national organization comprised of provincial associations and long term care providers that deliver publicly-funded health care services for seniors across Canada. Members also represent care providers delivering home support services and care for younger disabled adults.

Preventing and Responding to Abuse in Long-Term Care Facilities - Public Health Agency Canada         

Provides information that will serve to increase awareness of abuse in long-term care and suggests efforts that can be taken to ensure residents rights.

Seniors Housing decisions - Consumer Measures Committee 

In Canada, housing matters are primarily within the jurisdiction of provincial and territorial governments. All provinces and territories, as well as many municipalities, provide housing information to seniors, often via seniors’ information lines or counselling specialists.

In addition, several federal government departments and agencies have programs and information on housing that can be of great value. Among them are the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), Veterans Affairs Canada and Health Canada.