As a senior citizen, you have the right to:

  • Be treated with respect, as adults and not as children
  • Be treated fairly and with honesty
  • Live free from fear, mistreatment, and abuse
  • Receive good and valid information in an appropriate manner
  • Make independent choices and decisions
  • Be in control of your future
  • Have care-related needs dealt with in a sensitive manner
  • Have services offered that will help maintain independence
  • To share friendships
  • Have opportunities to use your skills and knowledge in your community
  • Have and use the support of your community