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AdvantAge Ontario is the trusted voice for senior care. We are community-based, not-for-profit organizations dedicated to supporting the best possible aging experience.
April 2, 2020

LTC Staff Urgently Need Your Help!

Frontline staff caring for seniors are in urgent need of personal protective equipment (PPE) to keep them and residents safe.

Frontline staff caring for seniors are in urgent need of personal protective equipment (PPE) to keep them and residents safe. If you are a business or organization with access to unused and unopened masks, gowns, gloves, eye protection or other PPE, we urge you to donate them to those who need it most.

Please reach out to your local long-term care home, retirement home or other senior care setting, or go to the Ontario Together website.

News Releases
May 27, 2020

AdvantAge Ontario – Immediate Action Needed to Support Ontario’s Long-Term Care Homes

In the wake of the disturbing report from the Canadian Armed Forces released yesterday, the Association representing Ontario’s not-for-profit, municipal and charitable long-term care homes is urging the provincial government to act now on immediate n
News Releases
May 20, 2020

AdvantAge Ontario Supports Independent Commission into Long-Term Care

Yesterday, Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Long-Term Care, announced that the provincial government will be launching a commission into Ontario’s long-term care system beginning in September.
AdvantAge Ontario News,Sector News
April 6, 2020

An Open Letter to Those with a Family Member in Seniors' Care Settings

It is a difficult time for all of us with non-stop news about COVID-19. Processing the mass amount of information about the pandemic and identifying what is true are challenging. It is also emotional seeing stories about long-term care homes and reti
Members in the News
April 6, 2020

Messages of hope from local long-term care home

The staff at Valley Manor in Barry's Bay have been incredibly innovative in ensuring residents stay connected with family and friends. They have been receiving letters from the community and scheduling Face Time visits with loved ones.
MemberLead,PublicLead
April 2, 2020

LTC Staff Urgently Need Your Help

Frontline staff caring for seniors are in urgent need of personal protective equipment (PPE) to keep them and residents safe.
MemberLead,PublicLead
April 2, 2020

LTC Staff Urgently Need Your Help!

Frontline staff caring for seniors are in urgent need of personal protective equipment (PPE) to keep them and residents safe.
News Releases
March 25, 2020

Funding Stability and COVID-19 Support a Much-Needed Boost for Seniors’ Care

The $3.3 billion in new funding for health care announced in the budget statement, titled Ontario’s Action Plan: Responding to COVID-19, includes critically needed funds for long-term care homes and home and community care providers to tackle the COV
Members in the News
March 25, 2020

Kitchener long-term care home finds creative ways for residents and families to connect

Kathy Absolon's singing and drumming floated through the opened door into Sunnyside Home, and to her smiling 88-year-old mother.
Members in the News
March 25, 2020

‘It takes a village’: Arnprior seniors build protective shields for healthcare workers

When Darrel O’Shaughnessy got a call from the Arnprior Health and Family Unit asking for help gearing up to fight COVID-19, he sprang into action.
Members in the News
March 24, 2020

Bonnechere Manor residents share messages of love during COVID-19 isolation

As we remain physically apart to limit the spread of COVID-19, the Internet is bringing us together.