Ontario’s Action Plan for Seniors

Poster: Independence, activity and good health - Ontario's Action Plan for Seniors

Independence, activity and good health

Helping seniors stay safe, healthy, vibrant and active.

Inside the plan you’ll learn about new and existing programs, services and benefits for seniors, their families and caregivers.

Healthy seniors

Staying healthy and better access to health care:

  • more short-stay beds in long-term care homes
  • improved safety in long-term care homes
  • more community exercise and falls prevention programs
  • help to take time off work to care for family members

Senior-friendly communities

Staying active and engaged in all aspects of community life:

  • more events to learn about healthy aging and active lifestyles
  • a guide on how to make communities more age-friendly
  • one-time grants for innovative community projects

Safety and security

Living safely, independently, with dignity:

  • elder abuse prevention and training for local police and community agencies
  • resources to help home support workers identify and address basic fire safety issues
  • wandering prevention program to help families living with Alzheimer disease or related dementias
  • more education on powers of attorney