Karen Ludwig

Your member of parliament for


New Brunswick Southwest

Karen Ludwig

Your member of parliament for


New Brunswick Southwest

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Services and Benefits for Seniors

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Guide to Government of Canada Services for Seniors

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This site details the more than 120 programs and services provided by the Government of Canada for seniors. You may also call 1-800-622-6232

Canada Pension Plan

More information on CPP

The Canada Pension Plan provides you and your family with partial replacement earnings in the case of retirement, disability, or death. Click the link above for more information or to apply.

CPP Retirement Pension – Application Form

Old Age Security

1-800-277-9915

More information on OAS

The Old Age Security Program is the Government of Canada’s largest pension program. OAS is a monthly payment available to most Canadians who are 65 years of age or older, and who meet the Canadian legal status and residence requirements. Click the link above for more information or to apply.

OAS and GIS – Application Form

Guaranteed Income Supplement

More information on GIS

The Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) provides a monthly non-taxable benefit to Old Age Security (OAS) pension recipients who have a low income and are living in Canada.

OAS and GIS – Application Form

Allowance Benefit for Seniors 60-64

More information on the Allowance Benefit

The Allowance is a benefit available to low-income individuals aged 60 to 64 who are the spouse or common-law partner of a Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) recipient.

New Horizons for Seniors Program

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Find out about federal grants and contributions funding available to organizations that help seniors make a difference in the lives of others and in their communities.

Saving for Retirement

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It’s never too early to start saving for retirement. This may make saving and planning for retirement easier than starting to save later in your career.

Housing options for Seniors

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Your housing needs may change over the course of your retirement. For example, you may need more help doing jobs around the house or you may need nursing care as you age. There are many types of housing options available to you. You can stay in your own home and have in-home assistance, or you may live in a retirement home with meals and care provided.

Low-Income Seniors Benefit (GNB)

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To assist low-income seniors in New Brunswick, the provincial government offers an annual benefit to qualifying applicants.

Low-Income Seniors Benefit – Application Form

Licensed Nursing Homes in New Brunswick (GNB)

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The government of New Brunswick has compiled a list of all registered nursing homes in New Brunswick. All of NBSW falls into region 2 (Saint John Area) and region 3  (Fredericton Area).

Long-Term Care Services for Seniors (GNB)

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Long-Term Care Services refer to a range of personal support, physical, social and mental health services required by individuals who, because of long term functional limitations, need assistance to function as independently as possible.

New Brunswick Drug Plans for Seniors (GNB)

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Seniors who receive the Federal Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) from Employment and Social Development Canada are covered by the New Brunswick Prescription Drug Program (NBPDP).