Ontario Retirement Communities Association (ORCA)

image001Established in 1977, the Ontario Retirement Communities Association (ORCA) is a non-profit, voluntary professional association that represents more than 420 retirement residences province-wide. ORCA represents approximately 80% of Ontario’s 43,380 retirement residence units.

http://www.orcaretirement.com/

Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority (RHRA)

image002The RHRA administers and enforces the legislation established by government for the increased protection of seniors in retirement homes across the province. To assist potential residents and families in making informed decisions, the RHRA also maintains a Public Register about retirement homes and the services they offer.

http://www.rhra.ca/en/