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Some Nova Scotia seniors to get an extra $250 for heating costs from province – Halifax
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Some Nova Scotia seniors to get an extra $250 for heating costs from province – Halifax

Some Nova Scotian seniors will be able to qualify for a one-time $250 emergency heating grant, which the province says will allow more seniors to “live well at home.” In a release, Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Barbara Adams said the money is an expansion of the Seniors Care Grant, which provides up to $500 to low-income seniors each year for things like lawn care, small household repairs, grocery and medication delivery, and transportation.With this change, eligible seniors can get up to $750 this fiscal year. Applications open on Sept. 1. Read more: $500 grant needs to be given directly to N.S. seniors, Opposition says “We know that the cost of many of the things we need every day is rising, and that is having an impact on many Nova Scotia seniors wh...