Seniors

Find information for seniors, their families, their caregivers and supporting service organizations on federal, provincial, territorial and some municipal government benefits and services.

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Information for Seniors

Use the interactive map to find federal, provincial/territorial and some municipal information about the services, benefits and programs available to seniors.

Information for Caregivers

Use the interactive map to find federal, provincial/territorial and some municipal information about the services, benefits and programs relevant to caregivers.

Seniors: Active, engaged, informed

Find information on various resources, available services and benefits to help seniors stay active, engaged and informed in their communities.

Retirement planning

Find information on public pensions and benefits, tools and resources to help you financially prepare for retirement.

Programs and initiatives

Find information and resources relating to programs and initiatives such as elder abuse awareness, National Seniors Day and the New Horizons for Seniors Program.

Powers of attorney and joint bank accounts

Learn about tools to plan ahead for a time when you may need help managing your financial and property affairs.

Federal/Provincial/Territorial Ministers Responsible for Seniors Forum

Discover the work of this intergovernmental forum established to share information, discuss new and emerging issues related to seniors and work collaboratively on key projects.

National Seniors Council

Discover the work of this Council that provides advice to the Government of Canada on matters related to the well-being of seniors.

Government of Canada Report: Action for Seniors

Read the report on federal services, programs and initiatives currently in place to help seniors stay active, engaged and informed.

Activities and initiatives

Here are some current activities and initiatives being led by departments and agencies across the Government of Canada.

Learn More + Find Support

Learn More + Find Support

Depression is the most common mental health problem in older adults. Find resources on depression and suicide prevention.

Video Tutorials Canada.ca/seniors

Download the Canada.ca/Seniors video tutorial

Help seniors find the information they need! Community organizations, retirement residences, medical offices: promote the Canada.ca/Seniors video tutorial on your digital display.

Supporting Homeless Seniors Program

Supporting Homeless Seniors Program

Check our fact sheet and program overview to find out how municipalities and community organizations can help vulnerable seniors receive CPP, OAS and/or GIS benefits.

Action for Seniors report
Seniors Program for Community-Based Projects
National Seniors Council – Report on the Social Isolation of Seniors
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