Our Seniors can access and benefit from a variety of valuable community resources:
The Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) covers the cost of in-clinic physiotherapy services for seniors, and other patients that are recovering from illness, surgery or injury. The number of treatments you can receive is determined by your physiotherapist and is referred to as an Episode of Care
Develops and delivers public services to seniors to improve their quality of life so they can be safe, engaged, active and healthy.
Find information on resources available for seniors in Ontario, including tax credits, health, care giving, housing, driving and staying safe.
Get information about estate planning, a power of attorney and preparing for emergencies.
See what programs and services are available to help you lead a healthy, active and engaged life over 65.
See what type of housing is available to you.
The Canada Pension Plan (CPP) provides contributors and their families with partial replacement of earnings in the case of retirement, disability or death. Almost all individuals who work in Canada outside Quebec.
The Old Age Security program is the Government of Canada’s largest pension program. It is funded out of the general revenues of the Government of Canada, which means that you do not pay into it directly.
The Old Age Security (OAS) pension is a monthly payment available to seniors aged 65 and older who meet the Canadian legal status and residence requirements.
My Service Canada Account (MSCA) is to view and update your information for:
- Employment Insurance (EI)
- Canada Pension Plan (CPP)
- Old Age Security (OAS)
The Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) provides a monthly non-taxable benefit to Old Age Security (OAS) pension recipients who have a low income and are living in Canada.
ESDC is improving services for Canadians by working with partners to provide a single point of access to the full range of government services and benefits that Canadians want and need.
There are several credits and benefits designed for seniors.
You must be 65 years or older at the end of the year to qualify. Once your income passes a certain level, the age amount starts to drop. At a certain point, you no longer qualify for the credit.
You can claim an amount for the eligible expenses for a qualifying renovation of a home to make it more accessible, or to improve mobility within the home
This page lists information on the types of income you may receive, how to pay income tax, how to reduce or defer the tax you owe and how your taxes are affected if you live abroad.
How to get help for patients and seniors who need support living at home.
A Guide to Programs and Services for Seniors in Ontario is your resource for information about programs and services available to Ontario’s seniors.
Find a Service Canada Office will help you find services close to your home.