Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada
The Kidney Foundation of Canada
Osteoporosis Society of Canada
Public Health Agency of Canada – Seniors Health
The Family Care Office does not endorse any of the organizations listed here, and we do not assume any responsibility for the accuracy of the statements and/or the quality of services provided by these organizations.
Resources for U of T employees and their dependents
Call the Employee and Family Assistance Program — LifeWorks for personal and in-depth assistance with your elder care concern.
LifeWorks has Family Support Services under which eldercare support is included.
- Receive an immediate needs assessment and customized family resource packages.
- Their specialists can speak directly with the elderly person as part of your needs assessment and provide information on arranging an independent provider for an in-home assessment.
- Obtain resources pertaining to home care services, understanding long term care and other housing options, dementia care, end-of-life care, and legal referrals for Wills and Powers of Attorney.
To start, call 1-855-597-2110.
You may also register and create an online account to access the LifeWorks App or website. Find your LifeWorks invitation code in your email or request a code. This will give you access to additional eldercare resources.