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Options for Seniors
 
 
 

Financial assistance for those requiring care and/or services is available. There are a variety of provincial and federal tax credits, benefits, subsidies, and supplements to assist you depending on your situation.

For information on the following programs, click here for the current Age Friendly Manitoba Seniors Guide. Financial information may be found starting on Page 28:

 

  • Canada Pension Plan
  • Old Age Security
  • Federal Income Security Programs
  • Guaranteed Income Supplement
  • Allowance & Allowance for the Survivor
  • Retirement Pensions
  • Survivor Benefit
  • Death Benefit
  • Disability Pension
  • Pension Sharing
  • Credit Splitting
  • Veterans Affairs Canada
  • Compassionate Care Benefits
  • Bureau of Pensions Advocates
  • Royal Canadian Naval Benevolent Fund
  • Fifty-Five Plus – A Manitoba Income Supplement
  • Manitoba Shelter Benefit Program
  • School Tax Assistance for Tenants/Homeowners 55+
  • Primary Caregiver Tax Benefit
  • Disability Tax Credit
  • Other Tax Credits

Rent supplement program (from Manitoba Housing): http://winnipegrentnet.ca/rent-supplement.cfm

Cost Calculators:

To keep up with the ever-evolving range of living options, there are now a variety of insurance selections available to individuals who want to be financially prepared for accessing these options, should they be required in the future. Speak with either Ruban Insurance or Arthur J. Gallagher Insurance to learn more.