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Read 27 Highlights from the Toronto Seniors Strategy

Toronto recently approved Version 2.0 of the Toronto Seniors Strategy and directed City Divisions and Agencies to execute on 27 recommendations.  When reading through these you will appreciate the thought and consideration that went in to the development of this list, you will also notice no commitments to timelines, budgets or other plans to implement.  It’s very high-level at at…
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This Baby Boomer’s Got Zip

Moses Znaimer knows how to keep up with the times. “40-year olds have 65-year old parents, 30-year olds have 80-year old grandparents. We stand for the solidarity between the generations.”  – Moses Znaimer From his earliest days, he has been a dreamer, a visionary, an innovator, and shows no signs of slowing down. A Champion…
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Toronto Public Library’s digital literacy initiatives

If you have no idea how to use a computer, you’re not alone. In the present age of rapid digital growth, many seniors may feel lost when it comes to how the use of computers can enhance their lives. Toronto Public Library is expanding their digital literacy programs to help seniors overcome what seems to…
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Impressive housing benefits for Toronto seniors

If you’ve ever wondered about Toronto’s housing benefits for seniors, you’re in the right place. There’s more than likely a service appealing to your needs from the striking array of options available. Concerned about needing health and safety repairs, or even modifications to improve accessibility in your home? The Toronto Renovates program can help. Don’t…
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Toronto’s Dental Health provisions for seniors

Much to the relief of most, the expansion of free dental health care services to low-income seniors has become a focus area of Toronto City’s Public Health. They now have a wide range of programs, all aiming to help you live serenely while maintaining optimal health. We know that good oral care is important for…
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Our Fathers. Our World. Happy Father’s Day!

  In today’s Senior Spotlight Sunday, we chose an extra special person to highlight. You. Our fathers. Our world. To the world you may be one person but to one person you may be the world. – Taylor Hanson, musician Fathers and grandfathers born between 1938 and 1953 have witnessed the history we now study…
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Expansion of Toronto’s Community Paramedicine programs

        Not everyone has emergency supports they can count on. Toronto aims to solve that by expanding its Community Paramedicine programs to better support seniors, allowing them peace of mind. The expansion and development of these services will assist in reducing the number of emergency calls made by the age-group known as…
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Seniors Active Living services in Toronto

Summer’s here! Time to get active and Toronto has programs to get you moving. Taking part in social and recreational activities can dramatically improve your overall well-being. The City of Toronto recently announced its partnership with Toronto Community Housing to attain funding towards the development of senior active living centres in the city. Seniors Active…
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Toronto’s commitment to age-friendly principles

We all have the right to fully engage in the social, economic, and cultural life of our city. To ensure this happens, the City of Toronto promises to amend the Official Plan to recognize the City’s commitment to age-friendly principles.Age-Friendly City:For those of us who are older and have varying needs and capacities, an age…
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Toronto seniors and students’ Home-Share program

Believe it or not, there is such a thing as having too much space. Many of us only realise as we get older that having too much house is not only impractical but lonesome, too.The City of Toronto connects over-housed seniors with under-housed graduate students through a Home-share program, with the help of the Seniors…
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