toggle-open toggle-open

Access Abilities

Access Abilities, an authorized vendor of the Ministry of Health Assistive Devices Funding Program (ADP) is proudly owned and operated by an independent Canadian family. We provide sales, service and rentals of Home Health Care products designed to enhance the quality of life, increase mobility and provide a safe and accessible environment. We will go just about wherever we are needed to perform a repair and also provide in-home maintenance and installation services.

When you purchase from us, you not only purchase a product to improve your quality of life, you also receive our commitment to provide you with the service you may need long after the sale.

Discount to OACAO members: 10% discount on products. (Does not include service or products that are funded by an agency.)

To learn more about us, please visit

549 Bronte Rd, Oakville (905-825-5335)

154 Norseman St, Toronto (416-237-9654)

M-F 9am–5pm

Sat 10am–2pm (Oakville),10am-1pm (Toronto)

Like us on Facebook @accessabilitiesstore, Follow us on Instagram abilitiesaccess and Twitter @abilitiesaccess

toggle-open toggle-open is Canada’s premier online retailer for Home Health Care Products. Shop thousands of products with fast & free shipping on all orders over $100. Established in 2009 and located in Vaughan, Ontatrio, specializes in Incontinence products for adults, Mobility Aids, Physical Therapy products, Hospital Beds, Wheelchairs, Walkers, Rollators and so much more.

OACAO members save 10% at + FREE shipping on orders over $100. Code: OACAO10

Shop online at (24/7)
Shop by phone at 1-800-520-3259 (Mon – Fri 9am to 5pm)

toggle-open toggle-open

Amica Senior Lifestyles

Amica is Canada’s leading provider of premium, private-pay retirement residences for seniors who want more out of life. Since 1996, we’ve been empowering seniors to live with optimism and peace of mind by combining excellent service and amenities with the best senior care. Committed to enriching the lives of seniors now and as their needs change, Amica offers independent living, assisted living and memory care lifestyle options You’ll find more than 30 Amica senior living locations in the finest neighbourhoods in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario, and we continue to expand in select markets.

Incentive to OACAO members: Complimentary lunch with tour.

Contact our Support Office at: Tel: 416-487-2020 or Toll Free: 1-888-264-2299 or visit

toggle-open toggle-open

Arbor Memorial Inc.

Alliance Program

First established in 1947, the Company is now comprised of 41 cemeteries, 27 crematoria & over 90 funeral homes across Canada. Our cemetery properties range in size from approximately 25 to 200 acres and are staffed by permanent maintenance, administrative and sales personnel. The highly-trained professionals at our funeral homes are experts at providing personalized support and customized services and events for small and large gatherings.

The funeral homes and cemeteries of Arbor Memorial Inc., have been developed to provide for the specific needs of many ethnic and religious groups in Canada and are recognized as important contributing members within their respective communities.

4% savings for cemetery, lots, niches and other interment rights and excludes above ground crypts. 5% savings on all other funeral and cemetery products and services on final arrangements at time of death. 10% on all other funeral and cemetery products and services on final arrangements made in advance.

For more information about Arbor Memorial Inc., and to find an Arbor Memorial location nearest you, visit or call 1-877-301-8066.

toggle-open toggle-open

Brock Functional Inclusive Training Centre

The Brock Functional Inclusive Training (Bfit) Centre provides exercise programming to promote health and prevent disease while enhancing quality of life in adults 55+ and individuals with chronic health conditions. Our in-person programs at the Bfit Centre in Thorold, ON, support the health and wellbeing in older adults, cardiac patients, and individuals with spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s, and amputees. Members receive an individualized exercise program tailored to their health history, needs, and goals. Each program will target key areas of fitness such as strength, balance, cardiovascular health, and flexibility. In addition, members have unlimited access to group fitness classes offered by Bfit instructors at the Centre. Classes may include cardio and core training, stretching, boxing, yoga, balance training, and more!

SeniorFit Online is our virtual exercise program for adults 55+ and offers a variety of class formats, such as cardio and core training, full body strengthening, core and balance, and yoga. Each class is designed and led by a trained instructor and targets functional movements used in everyday life. Little to no equipment is required. Group classes allow for social interaction from the convenience of your own home. Exercises can be modified to accommodate a variety of health backgrounds and injuries, making this program suitable for anyone who is new to exercise or looking for a new fitness challenge! Online participants receive unlimited access to the live instructor-led classes on Zoom, in addition to a library of pre-recorded classes that may be accessed at any time.

For in-person program inquiries, contact: Ally Fast,, 905-688-5550×5585

For virtual program inquiries, contact Mackenzie Regnerus,, 905-688-5550×5589

More information about all programming can be found at Brock Functional Inclusive Training Centre (

toggle-open toggle-open

Canada’s National Ballet School

At Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS), we know that when we bring dance into our lives we are healthier, happier and more socially connected within our communities.

Since NBS’ founding in 1959, our  pursuit of programming excellence constantly revealed the life-changing impacts of dance. This is what drives the School’s commitment to translate this expertise and history of achievement in dance education into a range of programs that improve health and quality-of-life for people of all ages, abilities and aspirations.

NBS Kids: Comprehensive tools and programs to help kids be healthy, active and engaged in community settings and in the classroom.

NBS Older Adults: With standing and seated options, these accessible dance classes are professionally-led and designed to support physical, cognitive and overall health. Both in-person and online programming is available, reaching older adults across Canada.

NBS Sharing Dance Choreography: Each year, NBS commissions a Canadian artist to develop a piece of choreography that embodies a thoughtful theme. With free step-by-step instructional videos, Canadians from coast-to-coast-to-coast can celebrate the joy of movement.

Discover more at:

Tel: 416-964-3780 or Toll-free: 1-800-387-0785

toggle-open toggle-open

Canadian Hearing Services

Canadian Hearing Services is the country’s leading provider of professional programs, services and products that enable Deaf and hard of hearing Canadians to overcome barriers to participation. It is the largest organization of its kind in North America and the only of its kind to hold the prestigious designation of Accreditation with Exemplary Standing from Accreditation Canada.

Building on its 84-year history following a remarkable and ambitious transformation, Canadian Hearing Services has become a modern, progressive, and professional organization well-positioned for growth, and fully executing growth strategies both nationally and internationally. With multiple locations and hundreds of employees, we offer a complete roster of end-to-end essential and leading edge clinical and social services, as well as Canada’s most robust and expansive digital provider of hearing health related products and services.

1-866-518-0000 or

Facebook handle: @canadianhearingservices

Twitter handle: @cdnhearing

Instagram handle: canadianhearingservices

toggle-open toggle-open

Chartwell Retirement Residences

As the owner and operator of over 180 retirement and long term care residences, Chartwell Retirement Residences is the largest participant in seniors living in Canada. Our shared mission is to provide a happier, healthier and more fulfilling life experience for seniors, to provide peace of mind for our residents’ loved ones and to attract and retain employees who care about making a difference. Chartwell offers employees an engaging and fulfilling work environment, where individual efforts and contribution are recognized, valued and rewarded. At Chartwell, our employees are the greatest ambassadors of our vision of “Making People’s Lives Better.” or 1-855-461-0685

toggle-open toggle-open

GreenShield Pharmacy

The GreenShield Pharmacy is the preferred pharmacy of the OACAO. We are a family-owned pharmacy that aims to bring the entire pharmacy to you, wherever you are, by offering FREE prescription delivery anywhere in Ontario including your work, home, or cottage. Visit the online store with more than 10,000 health essentials and home healthcare products (eg. diabetic supplies, braces, etc) that can be delivered with your prescriptions at no extra cost, to provide you with a one-stop shop for everything pharmacy.

The GreenShield Pharmacy wants to save you time and money, this is why we are offering OACAO members a preferred dispensing fee rate and even waive the Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) plan copay for seniors from $6.11 down to $2.99 per prescription! We have an exceptional team of customer service representatives and Pharmacist Specialists (Certified Geriatric, Respiratory, and Diabetes Educators) who are one call away, eager to provide all patients with extraordinary patient care. Chat with our team on the phone, online chat, or video chat wherever you are, whenever you need to!

Transferring is easy, we do it all for you. Give it a try, risk FREE.

Additional OACAO Member discounts: Pharmacy delivered to you. Free Clinical Consultations. Pay a max of $2.99 per prescription covered by ODB! Use OACAO20 for20% off your first health store order. Also receive5% off all future health store orders.

Toll FREE phone: 1-855-844-2242

For more details visit:

 Ϯ Trademarks of Green Shield Canada. All rights reserved. Used with permission.

toggle-open toggle-open


With coast-to-coast coverage, online services and pioneering technology, HearCANADA is on a mission to make hearing care simpler and more accessible than ever before, setting a new standard in modern hearing care. Drawing on the expertise and aftercare services of our hearing care professionals, we are helping more people take charge of their hearing health, making wonderful sound part of their everyday life. Find out more about us at

Upgrade from advanced to premium technology for only $150.


toggle-open toggle-open


HearingLife is Canada’s largest network of hearing centres with over 350 locations across the country.

Our team of hearing care professionals are highly specialized and dedicated in both heart and mind to helping more people hear better and love their ears. HearingLife’s state-of-the-art hearing solutions can be adjusted and personalised to suit the needs and lifestyle unique to you.

Keep hearing and being you! Book your FREE hearing test today (no referral required).

Visit or contact us at 1-888-514-9515

toggle-open toggle-open

Heart to Home Meals

At Heart to Home Meals, we believe life should get easier as you age. That’s why we’ve created a service with your lifestyle, tastes and nutrition in mind. Order online or by phone and one of our friendly, trusted members of our delivery team will deliver your meals straight to your door.

And when it comes to nutrition, our team of experts work tirelessly to ensure we’re always providing the best to our customers. Andrea, our Consultant Dietitian, has worked closely with our chefs to develop delicious meals that help support the nutritional needs of seniors. Our menu includes a wide variety of entrées including beef, chicken, pork, fish, vegetarian and breakfast options. We have several soups to start, and tempting desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth. Our diet coding system was created to help you choose the meals that meet your dietary needs for high protein, low carbohydrates and/or saturated fat, low sodium, high fibre, vegetarian, and/or no added sugar.

With over 200 menu items to choose from, seniors have many tempting selections to enjoy. When you’re hungry, just pop them straight into your oven or microwave – no shopping, no chopping, no clean-up! There is no tax on most of our meals, no contracts, no subscriptions, and in many cases, there is no minimum order and delivery is FREE!

We’re sure you will find lots to tempt you in our catalogue. Visit our website or call 1-866-933-1516 to order one today!

toggle-open toggle-open

Homecare Hub

Homecare Hub helps individuals with caregiving needs and supporting seniors, and those with dementia, disabilities, injuries, chronic diseases, or terminal illnesses to receive care safely and comfortably in home like environment. Homecare Hub also helps patients, and their families to navigate the challenging and complicated Home Care field to help find the most appropriate care and solutions.

Shared Living & Care HomesOur small Care Homes are more affordable alternative to Assisted Living and Long-Term CareShared living and care homes offer a smaller, personalized, family-like setting for seniors and those with disabilities who require care. Homecare Hub creates these 3-8 person houses on demand with a focus on quality.

Adult Day ProgramsBrings together seniors with similar needs and interests at a location in their neighbourhood for 9:00am – 4:30pm programming. Join our team at our Adult Day program to participate in meaningful, engaging games, activities, and exercise programs.

Home Care SearchComplimentary care coordination to find high quality, vetted, local home care agencies in your neighbourhood. One stop shop, with transparent pricing, for in-home services such as Personal Support Workers, Registered Nurses, Companions, Housekeepers, Physiotherapists, Podiatrists and much more.

Call now to speak with one our dedicated care coordinators who specialize in building out a tailored and personalized solution to meet your unique care needs – 1-888-227-3080

toggle-open toggle-open


Insuranceland provides expert insurance advice and with over 40 years in business, we strive to exceed our customer’s expectations! Our slogan “Our Family, Protecting Your Family” is the key to our business, as we work for our customers by finding them the best insurance protection at the lowest price possible. Call us to find out more about the great savings offered to you, as an OACAO member. Discounts to OACAO members: 15% off on Home Insurance and 10% off on Auto Insurance.
905-238-0668 x 2337
1-800-243-9379 x 2337

Social media

Instagram: @insurancelandinc

Facebook: Insuranceland Inc

LinkedIn: Insuranceland Inc

toggle-open toggle-open

Johnson Insurance – Travel

For often less than the cost of purchasing insurance for multiple trips separately, you can enjoy an unlimited number of trips during the policy year. You’ll always be prepared.

With MEDOC®, you’ll receive:

  • Emergency medical coverage
  • Trip cancellation, interruption, and delay coverage3
  • Baggage protection
  • And much more!

Give Johnson a call at 1-866-606-3362 or visit to get a quote and finalize your coverage.

belairdirect logoWe’ve teamed up with belairdirect to score special deals on insurance that’s tailored just for you. belairdirect helps simplify insurance for you, to make your life easier. You’ll also enjoy enhanced home coverage and the option for great car insurance add-ons with their Affinity Plus endorsement. Plus, a suite of helpful digital tools that make managing your insurance a breeze!

Get your quote today with group ID code 04

Visit or call 1-833-887-4626

toggle-open toggle-open


Installed in over 2000 Senior Centers across the US and Canada, the MySeniorCenter system is changing the way senior centers do business.  With its touchscreen-based registration, easy reporting and activity management, MySeniorCenter puts everything you need right at your fingertips.

Contact: Chris Hamilton

toggle-open toggle-open

OASSIS Employee Benefits Plans

OASSIS is different than other Group Benefit Providers.  We are the Plan Sponsor for hundreds of Not-for-Profits, we handle your due diligence and deal with the insurance companies for you.  We have been doing so since 1990.

OASSIS is ­not a for-profit broker; we are not-for-profit like you, which allows us to focus our energy on serving our clients.  Any profits are owned by and are used to benefit our members.  Our member organizations are pooled together to spread risk resulting in stable rates year to year.  Brokers do not invite us to quote as we do not pay their commissions or fees.

Moving your Group Benefits Plan to OASSIS is simple and we do most of the work for you.  In most cases we can mirror your current plan and make the transition seamless for your employees.

OACAO member centres are eligible to enroll in one of six comprehensive packaged plans for non-profit organizations with 1 to 50 employees; or in a complete customized benefit plan for organizations with 20 or more employees. OASSIS also offers individual Health and Dental Insurance for retirees. or call toll-free 1-888-233-5580



toggle-open toggle-open

Parkland Lifestyle Residences

Parkland is a division of Shannex RLC Limited, a family-owned company with Maritime roots. Parkland Lifestyle Residences has been serving residents for over 35 years. With retirement communities in Nova ScotiaNew Brunswick and Ontario. Parkland’s accommodations offer a full continuum of retirement lifestyle options for seniors. As your needs change, your style of living doesn’t have to. You will have peace of mind knowing that additional services and care are available, should you ever need it. Whether you are looking for a premium apartment with access to services and amenities, or you require access to supportive care, you can live life comfortably knowing that additional services, friendly staff and professional care are always nearby.

With four locations in Ontario: Parkland on the Glen (Mississauga), Parkland on Eglinton West (Etobicoke), Parkland Ajax (Durham region) and Parkland Ancaster (opening Fall 2024); visit Parkland and experience exceptional.

Call 1- 877-742-6639 or visit to learn more.

toggle-open toggle-open

Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority

The Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority (RHRA) is a not-for-profit organization mandated by the Ontario Government to administer the Retirement Homes Act, 2010.

RHRA’s mission is to work collaboratively to protect Ontario retirement home residents through effective right-touch regulation. Our vision is to have seniors live with dignity, choice and confidence in licensed retirement homes. | 1-855-ASK-RHRA (1-855-275-7472)

toggle-open toggle-open

Rogers Communications

Rogers Communications, a leading telecommunications and media company, is thrilled to announce its exciting partnership with the Older Adults Centres Association of Ontario (OACAO). This collaboration brings together two influential organizations dedicated to enriching the lives of older adults throughout the province.

Drawing upon its extensive experience in providing cutting-edge communication services, Rogers aims to empower older adults by connecting them to the digital world. As technology continues to advance rapidly, this partnership recognizes the importance of ensuring seniors have access to the tools and resources necessary to thrive in the digital age.

Through this collaboration, Rogers and OACAO will work hand in hand to bridge the digital divide that exists among older adults. Members of the OACAO will also have access to exclusive pricing and promotions on their wireless and residential services.

To learn more about the partnership and the services available, visit or contact Kizzy Hartling at 519-771-7489.

toggle-open toggle-open

Save on Energy

Save on Energy’s Energy Affordability Program provides support to income-eligible electricity consumers by helping them to better manage their monthly electricity costs and to increase their home comfort. This program offers energy-saving upgrades tailored to the specific needs of your home, all at no cost. And a more energy-efficient home means more comfort and more money in your wallet. Saving energy is simple with the Energy Affordability Program.

To learn more about the Energy Affordability program and other energy savings programs, please visit our website at:

Save on Energy | Unlock Your Energy Potential at Work and at Home.


You can also contact us by phone to sign up, find out if you qualify or learn more about the program at: 1-844-770-3148

toggle-open toggle-open

Senior Women Living Together

Senior Women Living Together is a non-profit organization that helps single, senior women in Ontario find compatible homemates to live together in rental housing.

Once senior women are living together and sharing expenses, their costs for housing drop considerably. As well, they are no longer socially isolated or at risk of loneliness. Shared living has been proven to foster a sense of general well-being and can prevent or delay the onset of functional decline, dementia and depression.

Our online service provides a learning experience, tools and guidance to find compatible homemates and opportunities to create friendships with potential homemates.

We believe that affordable, safe and secure housing is a human right. So, we also help arrange affordable rentals through partnering with private landlords, a real estate investor and non-profit housing organizations.

toggle-open toggle-open

Transitions Realty

Transitions Realty is a team of downsizing experts and Realtors® that simplifies the home downsizing process. We are the only real estate brokerage in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) that’s dedicated to downsizing for people aged 50 and over.

Downsizing at this stage of life can be emotional and challenging. We provide older adults with a Full-Service Package including the following:

·        We declutter their stuff,

·        We sell their house, AND

·        We help them move to the right new home where they can age in place

Whether our clients are moving into a smaller home or transitioning into a retirement community, Transitions Realty will make their downsizing stress-free and easy, from start to finish.

“You’re not a transaction, You’re making a Transition!”

Free handyman services* when you sell your home with us. * Conditions apply.

Phone: 647-948-7415




OACAO 2023/2024 Membership Discounts and Centre Benefits from our Business Partners (effective till March 2024)
Enjoy the benefits of being an OACAO member. Share these membership discounts with your Centre members and enjoy the Centre incentives.


The content above is provided solely for informational purposes, and as a means to facilitate initial contact with one or more businesses. OACAO Business Referral undertakes reasonable efforts to keep the information contained herein accurate and complete, yet does not warrant and represent that all information is error-free. Although all businesses listed have met certain criteria, OACAO Business Referral makes no representations or warranties regarding the manner, method or outcome of any services rendered by any business, nor does OACAO Business Referral endorse any particular business.  In no event will OACAO Business Referral, be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken in reliance on the information contained here, or advice given by any service provider.