The Council on Aging of Ottawa: Capital Aging Special Report 2018

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent="no" equal_height_columns="no" menu_anchor="" hide_on_mobile="small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility" class="" id="" background_color="" background_image="" background_position="center center" background_repeat="no-repeat" fade="no" background_parallax="none" enable_mobile="no" parallax_speed="0.3" video_mp4="" video_webm="" video_ogv="" video_url="" video_aspect_ratio="16:9" video_loop="yes" video_mute="yes" video_preview_image="" border_size="" border_color="" border_style="solid" margin_top="" margin_bottom="" padding_top="" padding_right="" padding_bottom="" padding_left=""][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type="1_1" layout="1_1" spacing="" center_content="no" hover_type="none" link="" min_height="" hide_on_mobile="small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility" class="" id="" background_color="" background_image="" background_position="left top" background_repeat="no-repeat" border_size="0" border_color="" border_style="solid" border_position="all" padding_top="" padding_right="" padding_bottom="" padding_left="" dimension_margin="" animation_type="" animation_direction="left" animation_speed="0.3" animation_offset="" last="no"][fusion_lightbox type="" full_image="https://sosonsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/CarolineBreakfastOverBusinessMeetingJune2018-e1530024126347.jpg" video_url="" thumbnail_image="https://sosonsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/CarolineBreakfastOverBusinessMeetingJune2018-e1530024126347.jpg" alt_text="" description="" class="" id=""][/fusion_lightbox][fusion_text] The Boomer Market and the impact of the increasing spending power of a rapidly aging population on business was the hot topic at the West Ottawa Board of Trade’s recent [...]

Tax Time – Important Medical Expenses to Consider, Particularly for Seniors

[fusion_builder_container background_color="" background_image="" background_parallax="none" enable_mobile="no" parallax_speed="0.3" background_repeat="no-repeat" background_position="left top" video_url="" video_aspect_ratio="16:9" video_webm="" video_mp4="" video_ogv="" video_preview_image="" overlay_color="" overlay_opacity="0.5" video_mute="yes" video_loop="yes" fade="no" border_size="0px" border_color="" border_style="" padding_top="20" padding_bottom="20" padding_left="0" padding_right="0" hundred_percent="no" equal_height_columns="no" hide_on_mobile="no" menu_anchor="" class="" id=""][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type="1_1" background_position="left top" background_color="" border_size="" border_color="" border_style="solid" spacing="yes" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" padding="" margin_top="0px" margin_bottom="0px" class="" id="" animation_type="" animation_speed="0.3" animation_direction="left" hide_on_mobile="no" center_content="no" min_height="none"][fusion_text]As an aging nation, it beneficial to be familiar with the medical expense tax credit. Many people do not even bother to add up and claim their medical expenses because they do not believe the effort will pay off. This may not be surprising considering it's probably [...]

2017-03-15T10:42:30+00:00February 17th, 2016|Financial, Health & Medical|

New Ontario Electricity Support Program – You May Be Eligible

[fusion_builder_container background_color="" background_image="" background_parallax="none" enable_mobile="no" parallax_speed="0.3" background_repeat="no-repeat" background_position="left top" video_url="" video_aspect_ratio="16:9" video_webm="" video_mp4="" video_ogv="" video_preview_image="" overlay_color="" overlay_opacity="0.5" video_mute="yes" video_loop="yes" fade="no" border_size="0px" border_color="" border_style="" padding_top="20" padding_bottom="20" padding_left="0" padding_right="0" hundred_percent="no" equal_height_columns="no" hide_on_mobile="no" menu_anchor="" class="" id=""][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type="1_1" background_position="left top" background_color="" border_size="" border_color="" border_style="solid" spacing="yes" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" padding="" margin_top="0px" margin_bottom="0px" class="" id="" animation_type="" animation_speed="0.3" animation_direction="left" hide_on_mobile="no" center_content="no" min_height="none"][fusion_text]You or someone you know may be eligible for the Ontario Electricity Support program. This program helps reduce electricity bills for low-income households with a monthly on-bill credit. The amount of the credit will depend on how many people live in your home and your combined household [...]

2017-03-15T10:42:31+00:00November 27th, 2015|Financial|

Security Tips for Seniors

--Vancouver Policy Department, Crime Prevention Many seniors list “fear of crime” as one of their biggest concerns. Statistics show, however, that for most crimes, seniors are the least victimized group. Also, much of the crime that is directed at seniors occurs while they are out of the home, such as break and entering. However, when the crimes do occur, the consequences are often more severe for those at an advanced age. Many seniors live on a fixed income, so the loss of money or property is difficult to replace. Also as people get older their bodies take longer to recover [...]

2017-03-15T10:42:49+00:00February 10th, 2013|Financial, Safety & Security|

Reduced Rates for Seniors

SENIOR DISCOUNTS/FREE SERVICES Disclaimer: Recommendations and discounts mentioned on this page are accurate to the best of our knowledge and should be used as a guide only. The actual discount and/or policy will be as published or advertised by the store, proprietor, agency or service at the time of purchase and may be subject to change. The opportunities mentioned on this page are not to be construed as having been recommended by Seniors on Site (Ottawa) Inc. New Ontario Electricity Support Program – You may be eligible You or someone you know may be eligible for The Ontario Electricity Support [...]

2017-03-15T10:42:50+00:00October 3rd, 2012|Financial|