Seniors and Elders

Canadian Centre for Elder Law
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: Online Resource , assisted living, elder law, financial literacy, older women, Seniors and Elders, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education
January 9, 2013
British Columbia’s Human Rights Tribunal has awarded more than $15,000 to an elderly woman who said she was discriminated against when her apartment building’s landlord refused to construct a ramp....
Keywords: Article , Disability, Human Rights, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia
July 19, 2012
Acorn Canada, a community organization made up low and middle income families, is seeking a meeting with Minister Rich Coleman. They have written a letter outlining steps they are asking the Minister...
Keywords: Article , Family, Government Policy, Homelessness, Housing, Organizing, Seniors and Elders, Tenants' Rights, British Columbia
April 17, 2012
A new Centre for Policy Alternatives report, Working After Age 65: What is at Stake?, looks at some of the realities of working past age 65, and examines the potential impact of increasing the OAS...
Keywords: Article , Seniors and Elders, All of Canada
March 13, 2012
The Revelstoke Community Social Development Committee puts together a Directory of Social Services for Revelstoke and Area (PDF). Check out their website for the most recent version.
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, Foodbanks and Food, Health, Housing, Seniors and Elders, social services, British Columbia, Services
February 27, 2012
The Caledon Institute has put together a report that declares that substantive evidence does not support that Old Age Security will be unsustainable in the future. This is a political statement...
Keywords: Article , Seniors and Elders, All of Canada
February 17, 2012
The BC Ombudsperson, Kim Carter released the second of two planned reports on her office’s three year investigation into the care of seniors in British Columbia. The Best of Care: Getting it Right...
Keywords: Article , Seniors and Elders, British Columbia
February 9, 2012
From the CCPA site: Old Age Security (OAS) is the basic building block of Canada’s retirement income system. Canadians build on that foundation, saving for their retirement with benefits from the...
Keywords: Article , Seniors and Elders, All of Canada
February 9, 2012
The Older Adult Knowledge Network (Oaknet) is a website of the Legal Resource Centre of Alberta. It has information on how Canadian law protects and affects older adults including information on...
Keywords: Article , Alberta, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Seniors and Elders, All of Canada
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: Online Resource , elder advocacy, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia, Organizations
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