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  • Ontario Launches Age-Friendly Community Recognition Program

    Ontario is launching a new program to recognize municipalities and organizations across the province that have made outstanding progress in creating inclusive and accessible communities for people of all ages and abilities.

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  • Ontario Creating 40 More Seniors Centres Across Province

    Ontario is now accepting applications from organizations interested in opening new Seniors Active Living Centres, to develop up to 40 new centres across the province over the next three years.

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  • Ontario Improving Fire Safety in Retirement Homes

    Ontario is helping retirement homes with the cost of installing automatic sprinkler systems, to enhance seniors' safety and ensure that new Ontario Fire Code requirements are met.

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  • Helping Seniors Stay Active in Their Communities

    Ontario is supporting up to 460 new projects through the Seniors Community Grant program to help seniors get involved and stay active in their communities.

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  • Keeping Seniors Connected to their Communities

    Ontario is helping seniors across the province continue to connect with and contribute to their communities by supporting local programs that help them stay involved, learn new skills and lead active lives.

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  • 20 Outstanding Ontario Seniors Recognized

    Today, Ontario recognized 20 outstanding seniors for their significant contributions to their communities and to the province with the Ontario Senior Achievement Awards. The Ontario Senior Achievement Awards are the province's highest form of recognition for individuals over the age of 65.

    News Release | Seniors Affairs

  • Ontario Helping Seniors Stay Active and Engaged

    Ontario is helping seniors stay involved and active in their communities by investing in 380 local projects across the province that offer programming and services specifically for seniors.

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  • Ontario Celebrates Seniors' Month

    June 2016 marks the 32nd anniversary of Seniors' Month in Ontario, an opportunity to celebrate and honour the contributions that seniors make every day in communities across the province. 

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  • Ontario Improving Alzheimer's Support Services

    Ontario is investing $761,500 in the Alzheimer Society of Ontario's Finding Your Way program to help improve training and reach more people who come into contact with persons affected by dementia. 

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  • Honouring Ontario's Outstanding Seniors

    Today, Ontario recognized 21 outstanding seniors for their significant contributions to their communities and to the province.

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