Seniors

Senior man and woman using a computerThe numbers of seniors aged 65 and over is projected to more than double from 1.8 million, or 13.7 per cent of population in 2009, to 4.1 million, or 23.2 per cent, by 2036. By 2017, for the first time, seniors will account for a larger share of population than children aged 0–14.

Ontario’s Action Plan for Seniors

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.

Seniors’ guide

A guide to programs and services for seniors in Ontario.

Retirement homes

Ontario is taking strong action to protect its most vulnerable seniors living in retirement homes and ensure families have peace of mind that their loved ones are able to live with dignity and respect.

Home, community and residential care services for seniors

Many services are available in Ontario to help seniors lead healthy and independent lives.

Senior driver group education

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation's Group Educational Curriculum for senior drivers. 

Tax credits and benefits

Benefit and tax credit programs for seniors.

Updated: July 8, 2014