Online Resources - Seniors and elders

February 5, 2014
The Canada Pension Plan webpage is well laid out and provides information about Old Age Security and the Canada Pension Plan. Le site web de la Régime de pensions du Canada a une disposition utile et...
Keywords: cpp, Seniors and Elders, Government information, All of Canada
July 18, 2013
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has created the Seniors Care Project where they work for policy changes to ensure that BC seniors can age and die with dignity, and to improve conditions for...
Keywords: Government Policy, Health, Seniors and Elders, seniors policy, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs, Multimedia, Reports and documents
March 12, 2013
The CCEL is dedicated to improving the lives of older adults in their relationship to the law. They conduct research, outreach and public legal education on elder law issues. They are working on a...
Keywords: assisted living, elder law, financial literacy, older women, Seniors and Elders, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education
January 17, 2012
COSCO is the largest federation of seniors' organizations in the Province of British Columbia, representing seniors for over 50 years. COSCO directors and members collaborate with others in a common...
Keywords: elder advocacy, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia, Organizations
May 30, 2011
Poor News Network is a multi-media access project of POOR Magazine out of California, that is dedicated to reframing the news, issues and solutions from low and no income communities, as well as...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Indigenous, Media, Poverty Research, Seniors and Elders, Multimedia, United States
May 30, 2011
This comprehensive site is based in Manitoba and has links to hundreds of sites of interest to seniors. Creative Retirement is a not-for-profit organization devoted to life-long learning. They...
Keywords: Seniors and Elders, Manitoba, General resources, Programs and courses
May 30, 2011
This federal government website is loaded with useful information for Canadian seniors. Comme le titre suggére, ce site est rempli avec de l'information utile pour les aînés.
Keywords: Seniors and Elders, Government information, All of Canada, Services
May 29, 2011
The Social Security Tribunal (SST) is an administrative tribunal that provides appeal processes for Employment Insurance (EI), the Canada Pension Plan (CPP), and Old Age Security (OAS) decisions. The...
Keywords: Legal Research, Seniors and Elders, Government information, Reports and documents, All of Canada
May 29, 2011
BC 211 is British Columbia's directory of community, social and government services. Available online or by dialling 211, where staff are available 24/7 to assist those looking for services.
Keywords: Children and Youth, Disability, Government Policy, Homelessness, Housing, Indigenous, Legal Aid, Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Tenants' Rights, Unemployment, Violence, Welfare, Women, British Columbia, Manuals and guides
May 27, 2011
Some interesting sites resulting from seniors organizing: the B.C. Coalition to Eliminate Abuse of Seniors (B.C. CEAS) has been formed to "create a network for sharing information identifying issues...
Keywords: Organizing, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations
May 27, 2011
The BC and Yukon Division of the MS Society has many information resources and publications available both online and through their lending library. Online legal advocacy resources include: MS and...
Keywords: advocacy, Disability, Human Rights, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia, Manuals and guides
May 19, 2011
C'est un engagement solidaire dans la lutte contre la pauvreté et ses conséquences. Centraide Quebec is a joint commitment in the fight against the poverty and its consequences.
Keywords: anti-poverty, Homelessness, Seniors and Elders, united way, Women, Organizations, Québec
May 19, 2011
FSNA is a not-for-profit association dedicated to protecting the rights and enhancing the benefits of federal retirees. Their website also contains valuable information relevant to all seniors,...
Keywords: federal government, Organizing, pension, retirees, Seniors and Elders, Organizations, All of Canada
May 19, 2011
BC Government - Seniors is the BC Government's website on Seniors. It provides information about government programs and services for older adults. Included on the website are sections on health care...
Keywords: elders, Health, health, seniors, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs, Government information
February 14, 2011
The Remaining Light is a documentary film by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives that journeys through an often invisible part of Canada's health care system -- the community-based services...
Keywords: Health, senior care, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia, Multimedia
December 14, 2010
This site, now over ten years old, has an amazing amount of links and is updated on a weekly basis. Everything you need to know about government policy, welfare rates, social policy, poverty...
Keywords: Disability, Family, Foodbanks and Food, government, Government Policy, Housing, Human Rights, Indigenous, Poverty Research, Seniors and Elders, social policy, social research, statistics, Unemployment, Gateways, All of Canada
October 7, 2010
BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support educates and raise awareness about elder abuse issues, operate a legal aid clinic for older adults, offers a broad range of services and conducts research on...
Keywords: elder abuse, elder abuse, elder law, elder law clinic, elder research, senior's advocacy, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs, Gateways, Services
March 25, 2010
The Violence Prevention Initiative of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador reflects government’s commitment to addressing the problem of violence in this province. The Initiative is a six year...
Keywords: child abuse, Children and Youth, Disability, elder abuse, Seniors and Elders, Violence, violence against women, violence prevention, Women, Campaigns and initiatives, Newfoundland, Government information
January 26, 2010
The Department of Culture and Heritage provides grant and contribution funding to non-profit community-based organizations, individuals, and municipal corporations who direct their efforts to the...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Children and Youth, community program funding, grants, Indigenous, Seniors and Elders, Government information, Nunavut
October 16, 2008
The British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI) carries out scholarly research, writing and analysis for law reform, collaborating with government and other entities, and providing materials and support...
Keywords: elder law, law reform, Legal Research, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia, General resources
October 5, 2008
National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE) is an international network of researchers, practitioners and students dedicated to improving the care of older adults, both in Canada and...
Keywords: Seniors and Elders, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
July 20, 2008
The Advocacy Centre for The Elderly is a community based legal clinic for low income senior citizens. Their website has information and faqs on elder abuse, home care, nursing homes, pensions and...
Keywords: legal clinic, low-income senior, Seniors and Elders, General resources, Ontario