A guide to programs and services for seniors.
Find information on resources available for seniors in Ontario, including tax credits, health, caregiving, housing, transportation and staying safe.

Taking time off

You can take time off if you need to care for or support a family member.

Find out more about family medical leave.

Find out more about personal emergency leave.

Find out more about the Employment Insurance compassionate care benefit.

Information for caregivers

You can receive help if you take care of a senior or a family member with a health condition, disability or aging needs.

This is called respite care and can be given:

  • at home
  • during a short stay at a long-term care home
  • at an adult day program

Find out more about respite care.

Federal, provincial and territorial resources

Explore federal, provincial and territorial resources for caregivers, including:

What to do when a loved one dies

Get information for what to do and what supports are available when a loved one dies in Ontario.