Printable Resources

RCMP Guide

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police guide is for seniors, their family members, care-givers, friends, and anyone else who may find it useful. It is not meant to include everything but tries to answer some common concerns when it comes to seniors’ safety and security. The goal is to raise awareness of seniors’ safety issues to improve their quality of life.  Click below to open the pdf guidebook:

English and French
http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/en/seniors-guidebook-safety-and-security
http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/fr/guide-securite-a-lintention-des-aines

Safety Planning with Seniors

See below a guide from the province of Ontario which outlines steps for safety planning for seniors.  It includes steps to become safer, a planning checklist, and available supports:

English and French
http://www.seniors.gov.on.ca/en/safety/safety_planning.php
http://www.seniors.gov.on.ca/fr/safety/safety_planning.php

Power of Attorney/Wills

See below a guide from the province of Ontario’s “Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee” which provides Powers of Attorney and Living Wills common questions and answers:

English and French
https://www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/family/pgt/livingwillqa.pdf
https://www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/french/family/pgt/poa.pdf

The province of Ontario contains instructions and forms for a Continuing Power of Attorney for Property and a Power of Attorney for Personal Care.

English and French
https://www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/family/pgt/poa.pdf
https://www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/french/family/pgt/poa.pdf