Home Adaptations/Safety

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation – Accessible & Adaptable Housing
Information on how to adapt one’s home to provide a comfortable and safe living environment for seniors.

Health Canada – The Safe Living Guide — A Guide to Safety for Seniors
Advice on providing and looking for safe housing for seniors

March of Dimes Canada

Shoppers Home Health Care
On this web page you will find a home medical supplies and equipment catalogue of high user friendly devices for daily living.

Parsons ADL Inc. is a distributor and manufacturer of home health care products.


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.

Resource 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. You will need the invite code that is emailed to you. This will give you access to additional eldercare resources.