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Save hundreds on utility costs

Want to reduce your utility bills? DiversityCanada’s Executive Director Celia Sankar and Elliot Lake senior Ron Shields discuss several Ontario programs that can help you do just that.

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Ontario Long Term Care: How to apply

Let’s look at how you can access long-term care and what situations would necessitate it.

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Bringing students and seniors together

Many organizations in Canada are implementing intergenerational housing to improve the well-being of both seniors and post-secondary students.

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Stretch your budget in retirement

Living on a fixed income can sometimes result in meager budgets for groceries and other purchases after paying their bills. For this reason, knowing how to maximize the value of your money is essential.

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Canada's Greener Home Grant

The Government of Canada has created a program with the objectives of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and making homes more affordable to maintain.

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Preventing falls

Falls are the leading cause of injury-related hospitalizations among seniors with close to on third of seniors falling each year. Here’s how to prevent it from happening to you.

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Subsidized Vet Services for Ontario Seniors

As a senior living on a fixed income, you know how challenging unexpected expenses can be. And few experiences are as stressful and heart-wrenching as a vet visit that ends with news that your pet needs an expensive, life-saving procedure or treatment.

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Ontario Property Tax Assistance

Nobody likes paying property tax, and it can be especially hard for seniors on fixed incomes. Fortunately, there are programs that provide financial assistance for seniors to enable them to take care of their property tax bill.

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Help with Home Renovations

Fortunately, for Ontario residents, there are programs that provide help for seniors to stay in their home. Let’s look at the funding available for home renovations.

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Ontario Reno Tax Credit for Seniors

If you are an Ontario resident who is 65 and over or who will reach the age of 65 by the end of 2021, you could get a hand from the Government of Ontario to make your home more accessible.

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