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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Jan 17, 2019, 13:30 ET New investment supports innovations to help Canadians live longer, healthier lives

Federal funding helps launch a hub to commercialize preventative health technologies related to aging SURREY, BC, Jan. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Seniors are...


Jan 16, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Tassi visits Université de Sherbrooke's Research Centre on Aging to highlight its commitment to seniors/

GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - During her visit, the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, will deliver a speech following a tour of...


Jan 15, 2019, 14:56 ET Disappointment that Staff to Client Ratio and Working Conditions not Part of Panel's Recommendations

CUPE's response to Nova Scotia Expert Advisory Panel to Recommend Improvements in Long-Term Care Report HALIFAX, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Expert...


Jan 15, 2019, 11:56 ET Media Advisory - Minister Tassi visits Université de Sherbrooke's Research Centre on Aging to highlight its commitment to seniors

GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - During her visit, the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, will deliver a speech following a tour of...


Jan 15, 2019, 09:00 ET Ontario Long Term Care Association continues partnerships with Arjo Canada, Cardinal Health Canada, Essity Canada Inc. and Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation to advance quality of care for Ontario's seniors

TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Ontario Long Term Care Association is pleased to announce its continued partnership with Arjo Canada, Cardinal...


Jan 15, 2019, 00:05 ET CFHI expanding access to innovative palliative approach that will improve end-of-life care

OTTAWA, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI) today announced that it is working with seven organizations...


Jan 11, 2019, 17:07 ET New and improved intake process for sponsorship of parents and grandparents to launch on January 28, 2019

OTTAWA, Jan. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, announced the Parents and...


Jan 10, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E M I N D E R -- Media Advisory - Itinerary for Thursday, January 10, 2019/

OTTAWA, Jan 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Kamloops, British Columbia 9:30 a.m. The Prime Minister will tour the new Industrial Training and...


Jan 09, 2019, 20:04 ET Media Advisory - Itinerary for Thursday, January 10, 2019

OTTAWA, Jan 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Kamloops, British Columbia 9:30 a.m. The Prime Minister will tour the new Industrial Training and...


Jan 07, 2019, 05:59 ET Canadians with dementia lead Alzheimer Society campaign: "Yes. I live with dementia. Let me help you understand."

Across the country, brave and passionate voices come together to challenge attitudes and stop stigma. TORONTO, Jan. 7, 2019 /CNW/ - "Life has lots of ...


Jan 06, 2019, 16:00 ET MobileHelp Earns Acclaim from Frost & Sullivan for its 'MobileHelp Smart' and 'MobileHelp Touch' Emergency Response Systems

Based on its recent analysis of the North American aging-in-place solutions market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes MobileHelp with the 2019 North...


Dec 31, 2018, 07:00 ET Centric Health to Sell Alberta Retail Pharmacies

TORONTO, Dec. 31, 2018 /CNW/ - Centric Health Corporation ("Centric Health" or "the Company") (TSX: CHH), one of Canada's leading healthcare services ...


Dec 12, 2018, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - New seniors lodge on the way for Innisfail/

INNISFAIL, AB, Dec. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - Join Barb Miller, MLA for Red Deer-South, on behalf of Lori Sigurdson, Minister of Seniors and Housing, and...


Dec 07, 2018, 08:47 ET $750,000 OTF Provincial Impact Grant for A Friendly Voice for Seniors

MANOTICK, ON, Dec. 7, 2018 /CNW/ - On Friday morning, Rural Ottawa South Support Services (ROSSS) welcomed special guests and members of the public...


Dec 05, 2018, 16:15 ET Media Advisory - Government of Canada to announce initiatives to help organizations better serve seniors

GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 5, 2018 /CNW/ - The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, will make an announcement about how the Government of Canada...


Dec 03, 2018, 12:50 ET Update on Québec's Economic and Financial Situation - Québec's new government is putting $1.7 billion back in the pockets of families and seniors

QUÉBEC, Dec. 3, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - The Premier of Québec François Legault and the Minister of Finance Eric Girard have taken the opportunity...


Nov 30, 2018, 16:29 ET First Nations Leaders and Delegates from Across the Country Gather for the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly December 4-6 in Ottawa, Ontario

OTTAWA, Nov. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - Hundreds of First Nations leaders, Elders, women, youth and other delegates are set to gather December 4-6, 2018 for...


Nov 29, 2018, 14:40 ET Minister Tassi wraps up successful visit to Halifax, promotes healthy aging and income security for seniors

HALIFAX, Nov. 29, 2018 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada continues to deliver on its commitments to Canadians, while helping to strengthen and grow...


Nov 27, 2018, 08:34 ET Canadian Open Parkinson Network funding begins collaboration platform to accelerate Parkinson's disease research and knowledge

TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - Parkinson Canada together with Brain Canada are pleased to announce the creation of the Canadian Open Parkinson...


Nov 22, 2018, 12:41 ET Government of Canada announces next steps in national consultations on enhancing retirement security

Securing Canadians' retirements with input from Canadians OTTAWA, Nov. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Canadians deserve peace of mind when it comes to their...


Nov 22, 2018, 11:31 ET Preparation is Key for a Rewarding Snowbird Travel Season

TORONTO , Nov. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Spending the winter in the sunny south sure beats contending with the ice and snow. If you are truly going to enjoy...


Nov 21, 2018, 11:35 ET Enforcement Notice - Decision - IIROC Hearing Panel Bans and Fines Former Regina Investment Advisor Rodney Joseph Nieswandt

Senior clients affected REGINA, Nov. 21, 2018 /CNW/ - Following a penalty hearing held on September 24, 2018, a Hearing Panel of the Investment...


Nov 20, 2018, 10:58 ET ONE Properties and Revera Enter Joint Venture to Develop New Retirement Communities in Key Urban Markets Across Canada

EDMONTON and MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - ONE Properties, a dynamic real estate development company and Revera Inc., a leading owner,...


Nov 20, 2018, 07:07 ET Neal and Michaele Schon's Bid to Save Mother, Rosemary Holt, to Become New Documentary, "Saving Rosemary"

Journey founder and only remaining original member Neal Schon and his wife, former Real Housewives D.C. star Michaele Schon, are opening up their...


Nov 19, 2018, 10:41 ET New Fund to Help Support People Living with Dementia

Solicitation launched for community-based projects to address the challenges of dementia OTTAWA, Nov. 19, 2018 /CNW/ - More than 400,000 Canadians...