Seniors: A Short Guide

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Éducaloi has created this special guide to explain important issues that touch seniors in particular. It has information on housing, family law, fraud, estate planning, health care, wills and many more topics.

We hope you find it helpful!


Housing and Family


Be Better Protected


Health Matters


Protecting Vulnerable Seniors


Understanding Wills


Estate Planning


Planning Funerals



Helpful Print Guides and Pamphlets (PDF)


Other Useful Resources

Services Québec: list of provincial programs and services for seniors

Canadian government’s website for seniors and caregivers

Senior abuse help line: 1-888-489-2287

Website of Quebec’s public curator: information on protecting vulnerable citizens

Website of Quebec’s Protecteur du citoyen (ombudsperson)

Filing a complaint about health or social services

Fraud in 3D: a prevention guide from the Bank of Canada

Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre

Your personal anti-fraud guide: Autorité des marches financiers

Free legal information line of the Quebec notaries’ association: 1-800-668-2473

Find a notary by language, region and accessibility for people with mobility issues (website in French only)

Bar of Quebec: list of free and low-cost legal services

Important !
This article explains in a general way the law that applies in Quebec. This article is not a legal opinion or legal advice. To find out the specific rules for your situation, consult a lawyer or notary.