Additional Information

Assistive Devices Program: Government of Ontario

  • This site provides support and funding to residents who have long-term physical disabilities and provides access to personalized assistive device

Bone Health

Vision Care

Finding Balance Ontario:

  • Tips on how to prevent slips, trips, and falls among older adults

Veterans Affairs Canada:

  • Offers financial assistance to eligible clients who need to purchase assistive devices

Telehealth Ontario (Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care):

  • A free, confidential service you can call to get health advice or information. A Registered Nurse will take your call 24 hours a day, seven days a week

211:

  • Seeking information and services to deal with life’s challenges?
  • Telephone helpline (2-1-1) and website http://www.211ontario.ca/ provide a gateway to community, social, non-clinical health and related government services
  • Free and confidential
  • Helps to navigate the complex network of human services quickly and easily
  • Services available in over 100 languages
  • Available 24 hours, seven days a week

Healthy Living Just for You Seniors:

  • Health Canada’s one-stop source of links to health information resources of interest to seniors

The Healthline:

  • A health services directory of health and health-related services, programs and organizations

Canada Safety Council

  • Seniors can face many difficulties as they grow older. Canada Safety Council provides safety tips to help in the aging process, and what seniors can do to make their home free of safety hazards

Keeping Safe with Safety Aids (Public Health Agency of Canada):

  • Safety aids for older adults and seniors

Silver Times:

  • Active Living Coalition for Older Adults (ALCOA)

Take Action (Alberta Health Services):

  • Information on how to prevent a fall before it happens

Staying Independent Brochure

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