Agencies on Aging

Organizations that advocate for older adult issues.

Legal Services, Advocacy Centre for the Elderly

Phone:
Toll-Free Number: 1-855-598-2656
Fax Number: 416-598-7924
Contact:
Email:
Web: Address:
2 Carlton St, Toronto, ON M5B 1J3, Canada
Hours:
Cost:
None
Who can access this service:

Open to all aged 60 and older as well as younger persons with cognitive deficits or physical disabilities who reside in long term care or retirement homes.

How to apply:

Contact for information,

Provides legal services to low income seniors living in the community in their own homes or in group living arrangements such as retirement homes, boarding homes and long term care facilities.  Areas of law covered also include elder abuse, advance care planning, and consent and capacity.
 

Hamilton Chapter, Canada's Association for the Fifty-Plus

Phone:
Toll-Free Number: 1-877-912-0612 x101
Contact:
Alex Bishop
Email: Web: Address:
Hours:
Hours vary, contact for details
Cost:
Membership
fees vary, contact for details
Who can access this service:

Membership is open to anyone who wishes to help seniors.

How to apply:

Join or renew membership online.

Local chapter of the national organization which acts as a lobby group and advocates on behalf of people age 50 and over, retired or not. Membership entitles people to group rates on home and auto insurance, extended medical and out of country medical benefits, hotel/motel rentals, car rentals and travel. A subscription to ZOOMER magazine can also be included.

City of Hamilton Corporate Services, Seniors Advisory Committee

Phone:
Work: 905-546-2424 x5164
Contact:
Jessica Bowen, Staff Liaison
Email: Web: Address:
71 Main St W, Hamilton, ON L8P 4Y5, Canada
Hours:
First Friday of each month
10 am-12 noon
Cost:
None
Who can access this service:

Open to all Hamilton residents.

How to apply:

Contact for information.

Provides a forum for consumers and deliverers of seniors’ services and facilities to identify issues, explore possible remedies, and work to implement them.