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Descriptions of Websites


Advocacy Centre for the Elderly: The Advocacy Centre for The Elderly is a community based legal clinic for low income senior citizens. ACE is managed by a volunteer board of directors at least half of whom are seniors.

Canadian Council of Better Business Bureaus: Its mission is to promote and foster the highest ethical relationship between businesses and the public through voluntary self-regulation, consumer and business education, and service excellence.

Fifty Plus (CARP): If you are fifty years or older, CARP is your ticket to savings, CARPNews FiftyPlus, our award-winning magazine -- and a strong national voice! The greater our numbers, the greater our clout.

Maddak: Manufacturer of aids for daily living

Parent Giving: Incontinence is a complex issue. It can range from light leakage that requires wearing a simple liner to an extreme condition marked by a total loss of control. Understanding the causes of incontinence and being aware of the wide range of products available that offer protection and can rebuild confidence are keys to improving quality of life.

RCMP Scam Prevention:

The Canadian Hearing Society: The Canadian Hearing Society provides services that enhance the independence of deaf, deafened and hard of hearing people, and that encourage prevention of hearing loss. This organization provides hearing care counselling (55+), audiology, hearing aid programs, sign language classes and many other services

The Caregiver Network: Caregiver Network Inc.(CNI), the first of its kind in Canada, is a resource centre created to help caregivers of the elderly and ill.

Pleural Mesothelioma Centre: Mesothelioma cancer is a serious concern for those who have had any exposure to asbestos in their life. We offer free resources and information for those unfortunate enough to be seeking it.


Canadian Genealogy Centre: This is a single window providing electronic access to genealogical resources in Canada.

Global Gazette: The Global Gazette is filled with helpful family history “How-To” articles, and heritage news for everyone interested in genealogy and history.


CSA Canadian Snowbird Association: The CSA is a national and international non-profit organization created to represent the health care, social and economic interests, needs and concerns of Canadians who travel.

Journeywoman: This is a Canadian online travel resource for women.

Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is known worldwide for publishing practical, reliable and no-nonsense travel information. Lonely Planet is passionate about bringing people together, about understanding our world, and about people sharing experiences that enrich everyone’s lives.

Merit Travel: We are delighted to announce the launch of The Retired Teachers of Ontario Travel Program. As you may know Merit Travel was selected in December of 2005 as the travel agency of choice offering full services to RTO/ERO members. Please visit or to view the new RTO/ERO Travel Program or call 1-877-872-3826 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 1-877-872-3826 end_of_the_skype_highlighting.

Ontario's Finest Inns: Take your time to discover Ontario's Finest Inns. From quiet rural hideaways to elegant village estates, there is an inn to suit every taste.

Travel Guild Inc.: The ‘Travel Plans’ got off to a roaring start in 1970 and quickly grew as a unique and much envied group tour travel program designed exclusively for the Retired Teachers of Ontario, their families and friends. RTO/ERO members and spouses receive a $30 discount per person per tour or holiday. Non-members are welcome to join the tours and holidays.



Elderhostel: Elderhostel, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization with 25 years of experience providing high-quality, affordable, educational adventures for adults who are 55 and older. From New Hampshire to New Zealand , South Africa to South Dakota , Elderhostel offers you a world of educational opportunities at exceptional values.

U of T Continuing Studies Lectures: The School of Continuing Studies will offer courses and University Lecture Series in Aurora, Markham, 2006



Stage Door: Stage Door is dedicated primarily to serving all the theatres of Southwestern Ontario, plus selected stages (from among the over 100 available) in Toronto.




Addiction Resource: The dangers of Prescription drugs and for what the elderly must be on guard.

The use of tobacco: How seniors might learn to cope with nicotine addiction