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Planning Ahead & Staying Independent

Planning ahead can signify taking a variety of steps to ensure proper care for you, or your family member or friend. Whether you are looking for information about receiving care in your home in the community, retirement home or long-term care home, the following links may assist you along your journey into future planning.

Care Planning & Social Assistance

Advanced Care Planning
Community Care Access Centre
Elder Abuse Ontario Seniors Safety Line - 1-866-299-1011
Income Assistance for Seniors - 1-800-277-9914
Ontario Disability Support Program
Ontario Drug Benefit Program
Telehealth Ontario - 1-866-797-0000
Understanding Ontario’s Drug Programs

Legal Planning & Rights

Advocacy Centre for the Elderly (ACE) - 1-416-598-2656
Bill of Rights for People Living in Long-Term Care in Ontario
Justice Ontario
Legal Rights in Ontario
Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation
Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee
Power of Attorney for Personal Care