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Date updated: May 12, 2020

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Tax free payment of $300 for those eligible for OAS and an additional $200 for those eligible for GIS.

Prime Minister announces additional support for Canadian seniors May 12, 2020 Ottawa, Ontario Read Full News Release Click Here No Canadian should have to choose between putting food on the table, filling their prescriptions, or paying their bills. Yet too many seniors are facing significant health, economic, and social challenges due to COVID-19. They helped…

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Categories:  Family / Friends    Seniors    Service Providers

Topics:  Family or Friends Support    Finances    Financial Help

“Community Food Helpline” easy access through 811

Community Food Helpline Now Accessible by Calling 811 Click Here to read the full press release Executive Council Children, Seniors and Social Development May 4, 2020 The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is partnering with 811 Healthline and community organizations to connect residents of the province who are experiencing food insecurity with community food programs…

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Categories:  Family / Friends    Seniors    Service Providers

Topics:  Family or Friends Support    Finances    Financial Help

Don’t ignore your medical problems because of pandemic, medical association urges

Don’t ignore your medical problems because of pandemic, medical association urges   Doctors still seeing patients in person and by virtual means CBC News · Posted: Apr 13, 2020  The president of the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association is concerned people will put off their problems because they don’t want to bother doctors during the COVID-19 pandemic.…

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Categories:  Family / Friends    Seniors

Topics:  Elder Abuse    Family or Friends Support    Health

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