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07
Apr

0

A New Era of Canadian Senior Care

Seniors in Canada are living longer and healthier lives than ever. Learn about OSSCO and other organizations making a difference in the elder health care industry. Link: http://www.personalhealthnews.ca/education-and-advocacy/a-new-era-of-canadian-senior-care/5ebeb6065f64f2346dbb00ab789cf001

07
Apr

0

Let seniors, and plenty of other people, share housing

Earlier this year, Ontario MPP Lindsey Park (Durham) received enthusiastic support for her bill from the floor to allow unrelated people to purchase homes together. The story which she shared was of 4 older women in her riding buying a house in order to live in their community of choice. Congratulations to Lindsey for successfully […]

07
Apr

0

Innovative Toronto housing program that matches students and seniors needs $90, 000 to continue

At OSSCO’s Symposium: Best Practices on Loneliness and Social Isolation, OSSCO introduced you to Heather Thompson from Halton Region, Ontario’s 1st WHO accredited Home Share Program. We are pleased to continue to inform seniors of other home share programs such as the one recently developed and supported by City of Toronto. Link: https://www.thestar.com/news/city_hall/2019/03/06/innovative-toronto-housing-program-that-matches-students-and-seniors-needs-90000-to-continue.html

07
Apr

0

​Building Blocks

​Building Blocks By Nishat Rizvi Born in Delhi, India and brought up in Karachi Pakistan. I moved to Canada in 1991. My dream was to be a doctor but not many options for women in my days in 1960 so became a research scientist. I left my job as I started my family. I wanted […]

27
Mar

0

Outreach Annual Report April 2017 – March 2018

A Message from the Chair and Executive Director Dear Friends, This past year our board of directors focused on refining its strategic priorities to attract new funding to enable the charity to provide new programs and services to older Ontarians. We applied for 5 grants and were successful in receiving 4 of them. This meant […]

26
Mar

0

Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefit Toolkit

Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefit Toolkit. Service Canada has soft-launched a new CPPD Toolkit with specific spections for clients and their support networks, and health care professionals. This new toolkit was designed to help Canadians understand the eligibility criteria for CPPD benefits and how to apply. The toolkit also includes information regarding the new Post-Retirement Disability […]

26
Mar

0

Roadmap for Information Decision Making

Roadmap for Information Decision Making activity provided both a learning and teaching opportunity to help older people better understand changes in their decision-making processes as they aged.Click on the report below to read more.

26
Mar

0

My Home My Community: Safety Starts Here

My Home My Community: Safety Starts Here was a project which reached out to 300 seniors to get a better understanding of what they know about elder abuse and prevention of elder abuse for seniors living in retirement home settings. An informational pamphlet, the only one of its kind, was created as a result of […]

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