Resources

Community Resources

With the help of students from Queen’s University, the Frontenac-Kingston Council On Aging Inc. has created a series of large-print, senior-friendly topical guides. These guides contain information that is both relevant and important to seniors in our community.   

A Senior’s Guide to Navigating The Health Care System – Created in association with Queen’s University School of Rehabilitation Therapy.  The purpose of this comprehensive guide is to prepare you or an older family member for a hospital stay and the return home. In addition to covering planned or emergency hospital visits, A Senior’s Guide covers what to expect in the hospital, how to prepare for your stay, discharge procedures, and offers a comprehensive contact list of health care support services and service providers. 

Cost: $10 (plus postage, if applicable)

A Senior’s Guide to Navigating Powers of Attorney and Joint Ownership – Created in association with Queen’s University School of Law, Elder Law Clinic.  This guide provides information about the laws around Powers of Attorney and Joint Ownership. It is designed to provide the nformation that seniors need to make an informed decision with respect to making a Power of Attorney for Personal Care and a Power of Attorney for Property.  

Note: This guide is not a substitute for legal advice, but provides information on the law, only.

Cost: $10 (plus postage, if applicable)