Senior Citizens All the latest news affecting senior citizens and the elderly, with releases covering health issues such as health insurance and long-term care plan options, as well as financial considerations and retirement issues. Find stories about wellness and fitness programs and brain-health initiatives, along with announcements of community support, outreach, and social events. Also included are releases regarding the financial performance and corporate structures of companies specializing in products and services for the elderly.

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Jul 10, 2020, 09:00 ET AGE-WELL invests over $10-million in 22 new research projects

Advancing technology-based solutions to support older adults and their caregivers TORONTO, July 10, 2020 /CNW/ - AGE-WELL NCE Inc. (Aging Gracefully...


Jul 09, 2020, 08:00 ET Southbridge Care Homes Taking Action to Transform and Enhance Delivery of Seniors Care

Company adds Seniors' Advocate to its executive team CAMBRIDGE, ON, July 9, 2020 /CNW/ - As part of its ongoing efforts to transform and enhance the...


Jul 07, 2020, 07:00 ET Senior Living Sector Employees Receive Support From The CaRES Fund

The Fund provides emergency relief in recognition of the extraordinary efforts of senior living employees TORONTO, July 7, 2020 /CNW/ - Today the...


Jul 06, 2020, 08:35 ET Canadian seniors to receive one time tax-free payment this week

GATINEAU, QC, July 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Seniors across Canada continue to face health, economic, and social challenges due to COVID-19. Many seniors are...


Jul 01, 2020, 06:00 ET Governor General Unveils List of 123 Remarkable Canadians

OTTAWA, ON, July 1, 2020 /CNW/ - Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, today issued a list of 123 new...


Jun 25, 2020, 07:00 ET CareRx Corporation - Formerly Centric Health - Launches New Website and Corporate Identity

Common shares now trading as CRRX on TSX TORONTO, June 25, 2020 /CNW/ - CareRx Corporation (formerly Centric Health Corporation) ("CareRx" or the...


Jun 22, 2020, 17:00 ET Centric Health Changes Name to CareRx Corporation and Completes Share Consolidation

TORONTO, June 22, 2020 /CNW/ - Centric Health Corporation ("Centric Health" or "the Company") (TSX: CHH), Canada's leading provider of specialty...


Jun 19, 2020, 06:55 ET /C O R R E C T I O N from Source -- Connected Canadians/

In the news release, titled "Ride to Connect Donation Drive Gains Speed on COVID-19" issued on June 19, 2020 by Connected Canadians over CNW, we are...


Jun 17, 2020, 12:17 ET In-Home Seniors Healthcare Is The Safer Alternative Especially During COVID-19 Pandemic

Statistics show dramatically lower COVID-19 cases for persons receiving healthcare in their own homes TORONTO, June 17, 2020 /CNW/ - COVID-19 has no...


Jun 15, 2020, 12:00 ET New video to raise awareness about World Elder Abuse Awareness Day in light of COVID-19

VANCOUVER, BC, June 15, 2020 /CNW/ - The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) and B.C.'s Office of the Seniors Advocate (OSA) are teaming up ...


Jun 15, 2020, 08:25 ET Statement - Minister of Seniors, Deb Schulte, marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

GATINEAU, QC, June 15, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Deb Schulte, Minister of Seniors, issued the following statement: « On June 15, we mark...


Jun 15, 2020, 06:00 ET The National Institute on Ageing and RBC Wealth Management Partner to Serve Older Canadians

Partnership will raise awareness on the need to educate, assist and empower older Canadians with personal and financial planning for the future...


Jun 10, 2020, 10:41 ET HelloMD launches Virtual Service Offering Seniors Specialized Care for Support with Medical Cannabis

TORONTO, June 10, 2020 /CNW/ - HelloMD, the leading virtual healthcare platform for medical cannabis in Canada, is offering a new Senior Care service ...


Jun 09, 2020, 17:01 ET Chartwell Provides Business Update Related to COVID-19 Pandemic

MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 9, 2020 /CNW/ - Chartwell Retirement Residences ("Chartwell") (TSX: CSH.UN) issued the following statement related to the...


Jun 09, 2020, 14:05 ET Canadians 65 and over lead the surge in digital banking use amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Seniors turn to phones and laptops to do their banking with a 250% increase in new users in April TORONTO, June 9, 2020 /CNW/ - Canadian seniors are...


Jun 09, 2020, 11:11 ET Seasons Residents Share Invaluable Life Lessons With Graduating Seniors

INTERGENERATIONAL CONNECTIONS HELP OTHERS FIND MEANING IN TIMES OF CHANGE OAKVILLE, ON, June 9, 2020 /CNW/ - Due to COVID-19, eighth graders, high...


Jun 04, 2020, 11:40 ET Canadian seniors to receive special payment in early July

OTTAWA, ON, June 4, 2020 /CNW/ - Canadian seniors across the country are facing significant health, economic, and social challenges due to COVID-19....


Jun 03, 2020, 11:00 ET ASC encourages greater financial awareness during Seniors Month

One-third of Albertans 55+ believe they have been approached with a potential fraud through someone they know CALGARY, June 3, 2020 /CNW/ - The...


Jun 03, 2020, 08:00 ET Unifor welcomes move to appoint new management at Forest Height's LTC home

KITCHENER, ON, June 3, 2020 /CNW/ - Unifor applauds the Ontario government's decision to appoint St. Mary's General Hospital to temporarily manage...


Jun 02, 2020, 08:00 ET TeleSense Canada Calls for a Healthcare Reform as Neglected Seniors in Long-Term Care Are Suffering Due to Inadequate Healthcare

TeleSense Canada, a leading telemedicine solution provider helping Canadians benefit from next-generation healthcare technology, is calling for a...


Jun 01, 2020, 09:00 ET Scotiabank Simplifies Digital Banking with a New Resource for Seniors -- Bank Your Way

TORONTO, June 1, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, Scotiabank launches a new information hub for seniors called Bank Your Way, a tool to guide customers through...


May 28, 2020, 17:53 ET RNAO Calls for Immediate Action in Response to the Canadian Armed Forces' LTC report with Minister Fullerton's July 31 Report to Legislature

TORONTO, May 28, 2020 /CNW/ - The Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) is calling on the government to take immediate and concrete action ...


May 28, 2020, 17:06 ET Premier tired of taking Bullet? OPSEU helped Premier dodge bullet in long-term care crisis

TORONTO, May 28, 2020 /CNW/ - Statement from OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas on claims from Premier Doug Ford that OPSEU blocked government...


May 28, 2020, 14:34 ET Government action is urgently needed to address the crisis in LTC homes

OTTAWA, May 28, 2020 /CNW/ - The CMA calls on the federal government to act in addressing the appalling living conditions in some long-term care...


May 28, 2020, 09:00 ET Finalists announced in startup competition that will showcase technology-based solutions for seniors and caregivers

TORONTO, May 28, 2020 /CNW/ - Fifteen Canadian startups have been chosen to compete in this year's AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge, it was...