OttawaSeniors.com

OttawaSeniors.com

Bringing Seniors and Services Together

About OttawaSeniors.com

Bringing Services and Seniors Together in Ottawa!

This is now our nineteenth year in operation, having started in 1998. What began as simply as an online event calendar telling local seniors what’s happening, has turned into a bustling hive of information for local seniors, serving up info on everything from soup to nuts!

Most of you already know that you live in one of the Best Cities in the World. You may not be aware that it also offers a tremendous amount for Seniors. And that’s where we come in.

Growing Daily!

Because Ottawa Seniors is one of the easiest and most economical places for organizations to list their services, the site has new become an important resource for seniors across the region and the information grows by the day.

Finding your way around the Ottawa Seniors website

Just below our logo and headers you’ll see what we call our “menu bar” with the links to all areas of the site.

Because the OttawaSeniors.com site serves both the senior community and the organizations that serve them we will give two overviews below, one for Seniors and one for Services.

 

Overview for Seniors,
or for those looking for info for Seniors

Ottawa Seniors Services Guide

It’s well known that seniors are the fastest growing group of internet users, and also have the most time to spend online. Click here view the online services guide. The guide lists over 1300 businesses and services for seniors in the Ottawa area. Many of the services themselves are not online but they can still be listed in the guide, so there is much more here than just what is available on websites.

Staying in your own home!

For those seniors in their own homes and who would prefer to stay there, the services guide can be pure gold as there are all kinds of services listed to help you in that regard. From making modifications to your home, helping with yard work or cleaning, help with groceries or meals, rides, moving and downsizing help, estate services, videos and/or books delivered to your home, re-assurance, seniors discounts, you’ll find it all in the Ottawa Seniors Services Guide. You can search by category or use the search box and enter keywords to help you find what you need.Click here to search the online guide now or choose Services from the menu bar on any page on the site.

Retirement Residences

We currently have the largest database anywhere of Ottawa Retirement Residences online. Just click here to view the index or choose Retirement Residences from the menu bar. You’ll find details of more than 125 residences, including pictures, contact information and website and email addresses if they have one. You can search through multiple categories, search by features, and there is also a keyword search utility where you can simply enter keywords as well as other facility details. We do not charge facilities to be in our database.

Events Calendar

You can view upcoming events anytime by clicking on the Events Calendar link on the menu bar. From there you can also view events by the month, week or day. You can also scroll down the calendar and pick a category such as discounts to display only the discount day events. If your group is holding an event and you’d like to post it on our calendar, please register and account first. Submission is free. You can always see a list of today’s events on the home page as well. Clicking on any event will get you more details, and usually provide maps and links to websites and other contact information.

You can find out more about this by visiting our Submit Content Page.

Articles/News

You can find out more about what’s going on by clicking on the Articles/News link on the menu bar at the top of any page on the site. You’ll find articles of all types. The most recent ones always appear on the home page, but if you go to the articles page, you can also do a search by keyword or list articles by date or category from the archives. —

You can find out more about this by visiting our Submit Content Page.

Classifieds

If you’ve got some items you’d like to get rid of or looking to pick up some, check out the Classifieds link on the menu bar. You can post your items for free, and can take them down when they’re gone. You don’t have to give out your phone number or email address. People will contact you through the site and the site will send you an email while keeping your email address private. The most recent classifieds are always displayed on the home page as well.

You can find out more about this by visiting our Submit Content Page.

Still haven’t found your answer?

Use the Contact Us link under the About section in the menu at the top of any site page to send us an email with your question and we’ll do our best to answer it.

Hope you enjoy the site!

Cheers!
Eric Manherz, Ottawa Seniors
Bringing Services and Seniors Together 

Overview for Service Organizations

For Retirement Residences

If you run a retirement residence, it’s likely that you’re already listed in our database.  And if you’ve done a search for yourself on Google, you’ll likely find that your page at OttawaSeniors at the top of the results. You are always welcome to Add Or Update Your Retirement Residence info.  It’s FREE and you can enter as much info in your description as you need, including a photo.

Because we want to ensure that we have the most complete information for local seniors, there is no charge to be in our database or for any updates to your information, so you can send us your changes whenever you need to. You will need to become a registered user by adding an account on Ottawa Seniors to submit or edit a residence. You can find out more about this by visiting our Submit Content Page..

Note : as of 2017-08-10 we have just installed a new site so advertising possibilities have changed with the new site – updates on how you can advertise on the new site will be updated soon.

 

For Businesses and other organizations providing a service to Seniors in Ottawa

If you’re not in our online Services Guide, add yourself now. It’s absolutely FREE!

Our online Services guide lets you enter your business name, a description about your business, your contact info, including phone, emails and website if applicable and a logo or photo. (Note: you don’t need to have a website or online presence to be included in our database.

You will need to become a registered user by adding an account on Ottawa Seniors to submit or edit a service.  You can find out more about this by visiting our Submit Content Page.

Note : as of 2017-08-10 we have just installed a new site so advertising possibilities have changed with the new site – updates on how you can advertise on the new site will be updated soon.

Post Your Events or Open Houses

For any of those Service Organizations currently running ads on the website or in the printed services guide, we will also post events that you have in the Event Calendar for FREE! We can also mention special events to subscribers in our monthly newsletter. You will need to become a registered user by adding an account on Ottawa Seniors to submit an event. You can find out more about this by visiting our Submit Content Page.

Got a question?

Use the Contact Us link to send us an email with your question and we’ll do our best to answer it.

Hope you enjoy the site!

Cheers!
Eric Manherz, Ottawa Seniors
Bringing Services and Seniors Together