Aging Issues

Additional Resources

Workshop on Aging; Breaking Down the Barriers, Decision Making, Self Determination - June 2, 2010

L’Arche Community Website for Aging with a Developmental Disability – Full of resources and information on supporting people as they age.

Local Health Integration Networks-collaborative relationships and health system integration.

Waterloo, Wellington LHIN-Health care information for Waterloo, Wellington Region.

Hamilton, Niagara, Haldimand, Brant LHIN-local health service information.

Peel, Halton LHIN-local health care information for Peel and Halton regions.

Ministry of Health & Long Term Care-Government Health Services in Ontario.

Resource Centre on Aging and Developmental Disabilities in the US

The Roeher Institute. A Policy Research Institute with many publications available via their web site at reasonable costs.

Rehabilitation Research and Training Centre on Aging with Developmental Disabilities. Provides research, education and many free publications.

Aging with Developmental Disabilities – Meeting Social and Recreational Needs

Journal on Developmental Disabilities – Living and Aging with a Developmental Disability: Perspectives of Individuals, Family Members and Service Providers.

ODSP-Ontario Disability information

Also a link to funding with New Horizons for people supporting seniors

CCAC-Community Care Access Centre or

Social Planning Councils-cultivate community knowledge to advance social justice.

Alzheimer’s Knowledge Exchange-information and resources for those with Alzheimer’s Disease

L’Arche Canada Website-healthy aging, changing needs and complex palliative care information for the disabled whom are aging.

Self administered cognitive screening test

A Guide to Programs and Services for Seniors in Ontario –a guide for seniors that includes health information, financial information and services for seniors.

Ontario Partnership on Aging and Developmental Disabilities-an informal partnership of service providers in long-term care and developmental disabilities.

The Canadian Women’s Health Network-Women with Disabilities  

Aging and Disability-Practical tools to face the challenger of aging with grace and dignity.

Government of Canada-Health Care Portal-Wide range of information, publications and studies on aging, developmental disabilities and general health care issues.

University of Western Ontario-Developmental Disabilities Division (DDD)-Access to the DDD Clinical Bulletin that publishes articles on developmental disabilities; training and education opportunities and links to many related web sites.

Access aging resources at

Impact Online Magazine-See the Feature Issue on Aging and People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (Winter 2010).

Seniors Health Research Transfer Network-Access the Aging and Developmental Disabilities Community of Practice

-OPPAD (Ontario Partnership on Aging and Developmental Disabilities)

-ACELAW (Advocacy Centre for the Elderly)

-NACA (National Advisory Council on Aging)

-HCCA (Health Care Consent Act)

-SDA (Substitute Decisions Act)

Age Friendly Communities-Principles, building blocks and resources for moving your organization and community towards an age friendly approach.

Resource Centre on Aging and Developmental Disabilities

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