Older Adults

Elder abuse

Counseling, support and shelter programs for older adults experiencing or at risk of abuse or violence.

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Geriatric psychiatry

Mental health counselling and treatment for older adults.

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Housing for seniors

Alternative housing options for older adults, including supportive housing that offer minimal support such as homemaking or personal care, and life lease housing where residents can own a suite in a senior community and receive support services for a fee.

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Income programs for older adults

Government pension and benefit programs for older adults, and organizations that provide information and application assistance.

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Long term care homes

Accommodation for individuals who require more nursing or personal care than can be provided through home support or other options. Formerly known as homes for the aged and nursing homes.

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Retirement homes

Private housing options for older adults able to pay for their own care and not requiring 24-hour nursing care. Usually offer meals, social and recreational programs, as well as various levels of homemaking help, personal care and health services.

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Transportation for older adults

Transportation for seniors and individuals with restricted mobility.

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