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One of the best ways for Branch Legion Seniors Chairmen to gain respectability within the community is to supply information to our seniors. The following are leads for contacting and obtaining information and resources relevant to seniors.

Ontario Seniors' Secretariat
1-416-326-7060 www.ontarioseniors.ca
A comprehensive interactive website with information, publications and news that is important for all Ontarians.

Scam Alert - telemarketing scams
1-800-348-5358

Knowledge Is The Best Medicine - a medication record log
1-800-363-0203 www.canadapharma.org

Organ and Tissue Donation
1-800-263-2833 www.beadonor.ca

Block Parents - how seniors can get involved
1-800-663-1134

Canada's Physical Activity Guide - ways to improve your health
1-888-334-9769 www.paguide.com

MedicAlert - access to medical information
1-800-668-1507 www.medicalert.ca

Safe Living Guide - a guide to home safety for seniors
1-613-952-7606

Bruno and Alice - seniors and safety
1-613-952-7606 www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/seniors-aines/pubs/bruno_and_alice/foreword_e.htm

Seniors Guide to Federal Programs and Services
1-613-952-7606 www.seniorsinfo.ca and www.seniorscanada.gc.ca

Canadian Association of Retired Persons
1-416-363-8748 www.fifty-plus.net

One Voice - Canadian Seniors network
1-613-238-7624

Assistive Devices and Oxygen Program
1-800-268-6021

Canadian Marketing Association - remove your name from a marketing list
1-416-391-2362

Ontario Seniors' Infoline
1-888-910-1999

Retirement Home Complaints Responses and Information
1-800-361-7254

Reference Canada - listings of federal government services
1-800-622-6232

Citizens Inquiry Bureau - provincial government services
1-800-267-8097

Ontario Consumer and Business Services - consumer protection services information
1-800-268-1142

Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program (Homeowners RRAP)
Assistance Housing Division, CMHC
700 Montreal Road
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0P7

Challenges of an Aging Canadian Society
National Advisory Council on Aging
Jeanne-Mance Bldg., 8th Floor
Address Locator 1908A1
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 1B4

Seniors Guide to Federal Programs and Services
Division of Aging and Seniors
Health Canada
Locator 1908A1
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 1B4

Ontario Government Program and Services for Seniors
Seniors' Secretariat
Office of the Minister Responsible for Seniors
3rd Floor, Mowat Block
900 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario
M7A 1R3

Medication Record Card
R&D
302-1111 Prince of Wales Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K2C 3T2

Ontario Pharmacists Association - information on medications
1-416-441-0788

Hospice Associations of Ontario - support group for caregivers
1-800-349-3111

Sleep Disorders
1-800-387-9253

PhoneBusters - telephone fraud
1-888-495-8501

DART - drug and alcohol recovery treatment
1-800-565-8603
THE ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION
Ontario Command
89 Industrial Parkway North
Aurora, ON, L4G 4C4
CONTACT NUMBERS
Toll Free: 1-888-207-0939
Phone: 905-841-7999
Fax: 905-841-9992

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