Seniors’ issues – More legal information

Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) has pamphlets for seniors including the Home Care Bill of Rights and Bill of Rights for people who live in Ontario long-term care homes.

The Advocacy Centre for the Elderly has many publications on consumer protection, elder abuse, home care, health care consent and more.

The Provincial Human Services and Justice Coordinating Committee (HSJCC) has developed a guidebook to help caregivers and service providers of older adults and adults with age-related conditions navigate the justice system.

Consumer Resources

See information resources created for our “SAFE” Project (Seniors Against Financial Exploitation) on the following topics:

Public pensions

The Canada Pension Plan (CPP) website gives CPP retirement information and links, including How to Apply and current rates.

The Old Age Security (OAS) website gives information and frequently asked questions, as well as current rates.

The Government of Canada’s retirement planning website has information on Canada’s public pensions, the various sources of retirement income and more.

Elder Abuse

See our Abuse and Family Violence section for information and help with elder abuse.