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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06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Federal, provincial, territorial ministers responsible for seniors will meet to discuss support for Canada's aging population/

GATINEAU, QC, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, and the Honourable Ernie Hudson, Minister of Social...


05:00 ET Health system failing to meet seniors' needs, Canadians facing increasing financial burden

Time for federal action on seniors care, CMA tells seniors ministers in Charlottetown OTTAWA, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - As the number of aging Canadians...


May 21, 2019, 14:41 ET Minister Tassi visits communities in New Brunswick, highlights Government of Canada's support for seniors

MONCTON, NB, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Seniors make significant and valuable contributions to their families, communities and workplaces. That is why the...


May 21, 2019, 13:15 ET First Ever Passive House High-Rise Retrofit in Canada Will Create More Affordable Housing for Seniors in Hamilton

HAMILTON, ON, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Our government strongly believes that all Canadians should have access to a safe and affordable place to call home....


May 21, 2019, 12:30 ET Minister Duncan Announces Support for Sport Organizations to Address Harassment, Abuse, Discrimination and Maltreatment in Sport

The Government of Canada announces funding to National Sport Organizations (NSOs), National Multisport Service Organizations (MSOs), and Canadian...


May 21, 2019, 12:15 ET Government of Canada To Build Safe and Affordable Housing for Seniors in Hampton

HAMPTON, NB, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. That is why, in May 2018, the Government launched ...


May 21, 2019, 10:47 ET Media Advisory - Federal, provincial, territorial ministers responsible for seniors will meet to discuss support for Canada's aging population

GATINEAU, QC, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, and the Honourable Ernie Hudson, Minister of Social...


May 18, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Tassi to visit Greater Fredericton to highlight the Government of Canada's commitment to seniors/

OTTAWA, May 18, 2019 /CNW/ - On Monday, May 20, the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, will visit organizations that support and care...


May 17, 2019, 16:00 ET ITMAV Program (Initiatives de travail de milieu auprès des aînés en situation de vulnérabilité) - Government assistance to improve the quality of life of English-speaking seniors

QUÉBEC CITY, May 17, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Christopher Skeete, the Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier for Relations with English-speaking...


May 17, 2019, 15:13 ET Media Advisory - Campaign celebrates National PSW Day with free giveaways and important information for Kingston area home care workers

KINGSTON, ON, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - To celebrate National Personal Support Worker Day, Kingston's Homecareworkers.ca campaign will be distributing...


May 17, 2019, 14:37 ET Media Advisory - Minister Tassi to visit Greater Fredericton to highlight the Government of Canada's commitment to seniors

OTTAWA, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - On Monday, May 20, the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, will visit organizations that support and care...


May 16, 2019, 14:50 ET Chubb Launches New Home Accessibility Risk Consultation Service

A new survey from Chubb finds that the majority of homeowners are underestimating the likelihood of disability, especially during retirement years,...


May 16, 2019, 13:45 ET The Canada Training Benefit: Empowering Canada's workforce to adapt and prepare for the jobs of tomorrow

New benefit will give workers time and money to keep their skills up to date and in demand TORONTO, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The nature of work is...


May 16, 2019, 10:00 ET Minister Tassi announces funding to support LGBTQ2 seniors in Canada

OTTAWA, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Everyone deserves to live with dignity, feel safe and have their rights respected, regardless of their identity. Canada...


May 16, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Tassi will highlight the Government of Canada's commitment to LGBTQ2 seniors/

GATINEAU, QC, May 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, will announce how the Government of Canada is helping seniors...


May 15, 2019, 13:00 ET Minister Tassi launches call for proposals for community-based projects that support seniors

Organizations are invited to apply for funding OTTAWA, May 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Seniors make significant and valuable contributions to their families,...


May 15, 2019, 09:45 ET Media Advisory - Minister Tassi will highlight the Government of Canada's commitment to LGBTQ2 seniors

GATINEAU, QC, May 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, will announce how the Government of Canada is helping seniors...


May 15, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Government of Canada to announce initiatives to help organizations better serve seniors/

GATINEAU, QC, May 14, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, will make an announcement about how the Government of Canada...


May 14, 2019, 12:00 ET Media Advisory - Government of Canada to announce initiatives to help organizations better serve seniors

GATINEAU, QC, May 14, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, will make an announcement about how the Government of Canada...


May 13, 2019, 10:00 ET Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation launches 2019 Spark Program to fund early-stage innovations from point-of-care workers

TORONTO, May 13, 2019 /CNW/ - The Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI), led by Baycrest, is pleased to launch its 2019 Spark program to ...


May 10, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Notice to Media - Minister of Health to announce support for several initiatives in Atlantic Canada/

OTTAWA, May 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Friday May 10 The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Federal Minister of Health, will attend the New Brunswick Hospice...


May 09, 2019, 14:00 ET Notice to Media - Minister of Health to announce support for several initiatives in Atlantic Canada

OTTAWA, May 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Friday May 10 The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Federal Minister of Health, will attend the New Brunswick Hospice...


May 08, 2019, 07:06 ET Savings concerns drive Canadians to consider delaying retirement (but it doesn't always work out that way)

– Franklin Templeton RISE survey finds that nearly half of North American young boomers would consider postponing retirement, yet over half of them...


May 08, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Notice to the media - Minister of Health to deliver remarks at New Brunswick Association of Nursing Homes Annual General Meeting/

SAINT JOHN, May 7, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Federal Minister of Health, will deliver a keynote address at the opening...


May 07, 2019, 18:38 ET Notice to the media - Minister of Health to deliver remarks at New Brunswick Association of Nursing Homes Annual General Meeting

SAINT JOHN, May 7, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Federal Minister of Health, will deliver a keynote address at the opening...