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Meals & Help Around The House
Group Dining
Serves nutritionally balanced lunches, or dinners, in a social group environment.
Home Maintenance & Repair
Provided at home
Matches eligible clients with individuals or businesses that provide affordable repairs and maintenance to a senior's home.
Housekeeping
Provided at home
Offers assistance with routine household activities such as light house cleaning, laundry, ironing, and preparing meals.
Meals on Wheels
Provided at home
Delivers a nutritionally balanced noon hour hot meal by volunteers who provide a social contact and a safety check for the client. Special diets may be accommodated. Frozen meals may be available.
Personal Support Services
Provided at home
Help with a range of essential daily activities that help maintain physical well-being. Includes washing and bathing, mouth and hair care. Help with transferring to chairs, dressing, eating, and toileting.
Shopping
Provided at home
Provides assistance with grocery shopping or purchasing medications.
Daytime Activities
Better quality of life while at home.
Adult Day Programs Provides a daytime group environment of supervised activities, meals, companionship and recreation for older adults and those with chronic or palliative conditions. Select a Category
All Day Programs
Provides a daytime group environment of supervised activities, meals, companionship and recreation for older adults and those with chronic or palliative conditions.
Alzheimer/ Dementia
Provides a daytime group environment of supervised activities, meals, companionship and recreation for older adults and those with chronic or palliative conditions.
Acquired Brain Injury
Provides a daytime group environment of supervised activities, meals, companionship and recreation for older adults and those with chronic or palliative conditions.
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Friendly Visiting
Provided at home
Offers visiting companionship such as conversation, reading, games, or crafts, while providing a safety check. The contact may be face-to-face at the client's home or through a phone call.
Respite Care (In-Home)
Provided at home
Provides temporary relief from caregiving role, reducing stress.
Seniors Gentle Exercise Class
Provides group exercise classes, typically one hour in length, to improve strength and balance. Education provided to reduce risk of falls.
Alzheimer/ Dementia Services
Alzheimer/Dementia Services (First Link) Select a Category
Individual/ Family Counselling
Guidance or advice aimed at better managing a challenging situation or to resolve personal problems. Includes mental health and addictions counselling.
Support Group
In-person meetings where members provide each other with help for a particular life challenge. Often involves relating personal experiences and providing sympathetic understanding. May be clinician or volunteer-led.
Friendly Visiting
Provided at home
Offers visiting companionship such as conversation, reading, games, or crafts, while providing a safety check. The contact may be face-to-face at the client's home or through a phone call.
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Alzheimer Day Program
Provides a daytime group environment of supervised activities, meals, companionship and recreation for older adults and those with chronic or palliative conditions.
Overnight Stay Respite
Provides planned overnight care and support in a supervised, secure environment to give short-term respite to caregivers. Also offers day program activities.
Conditions
Hearing Loss/Deaf Support
Provided at home
Provides education, demonstrations and recommendations about devices to help people with hearing loss communicate better. Home visits available. Personal counseling and advocacy (available in ASL).
Blind/Low Vision Rehabilitation
Provides vision assessments, mobility, and life skills training and accessible library services. Recommendations for technical aids and computer adaptations.
Acquired Brain Injury Provides day programs, transitional living programs, group homes, and other education and social supports to brain injury survivors. Select a Category
Adult Day Program
Provides a daytime group environment of supervised activities, meals, companionship and recreation for older adults and those with chronic or palliative conditions.
Independent Living Skills Training (In Home)
Provided at home
Assists people with physical health, social and emotional support aimed at more independent living and integration into the community.
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Spinal Cord Injury
Provided at home
Provides support to help people adjust to a new physical spinal cord disability.
Palliative Care and Hospice Select a Category
Volunteer Visiting
Provided at home
Offers visiting companionship such as conversation, reading, games, or crafts, while providing a safety check. The contact may be face-to-face at the client's home or through a phone call.
Individual/ Family Counselling
Guidance or advice aimed at better managing a challenging situation or to resolve personal problems. Includes mental health and addictions counselling.
Support Group
In-person meetings where members provide each other with help for a particular life challenge. Often involves relating personal experiences and providing sympathetic understanding. May be clinician or volunteer-led.
Residential Hospice
Improves quality of life for people living with life-limiting illness in a residential facility that feels like home. Care includes symptom management, social, spiritual, and family support.
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Attendant Services Select a Category
Attendant Service (In-Home)
Provided at home
Offers help with daily activities such as personal grooming, transferring, dressing, bathing, meals, ventilator and tracheotomy services, and more.
Supportive Housing
Provides support with personal care and activities of daily living in a 24 hour service setting.
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Foot Care Select a Category
Foot Care (In-Home)
Provided at home
Provides in-home nursing foot care and advice for clients to address common foot problems such as thickened and fungal nails, corns, calluses, bunions.
Foot Care Clinic
Provides nursing foot care and advice for clients to address common foot problems such as thickened and fungal nails, corns, calluses, bunions.
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Hospital Transition Home
Provided at home
Provides assistance when moving from a hospital stay back to home. May include assistance with transportation, home configuration, shopping and finding other servies to help.
Individual/ Family Counselling
Guidance or advice aimed at better managing a challenging situation or to resolve personal problems. Includes mental health and addictions counselling.
Support Groups Members provide each other with peer support for various types of challenges. Often involves relating person experiences, providing sympathetic understanding, establishing social networks. Select a Category
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In-person meetings where members provide each other with help for a particular life challenge. Often involves relating personal experiences and providing sympathetic understanding. May be clinician or volunteer-led.
Caregiver Support Groups
In-person meetings where members provide each other with help for a particular life challenge. Often involves relating personal experiences and providing sympathetic understanding. May be clinician or volunteer-led.
Palliative Support Groups
In-person meetings where members provide each other with help for a particular life challenge. Often involves relating personal experiences and providing sympathetic understanding. May be clinician or volunteer-led.
Stroke Recovery
In-person meetings where members provide each other with help for a particular life challenge. Often involves relating personal experiences and providing sympathetic understanding. May be clinician or volunteer-led.
Acquired Brain Injury
In-person meetings where members provide each other with help for a particular life challenge. Often involves relating personal experiences and providing sympathetic understanding. May be clinician or volunteer-led.
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Telephone Reassurance
Provided at home
Provides regularly scheduled phone calls to ensure the safety for those with health issues or who experience loneliness or depression.
Kitchener, OntarioKitchener, Ontario
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