Call Us At City Hall: 416-392-4032

Seniors

June is Seniors’ Month!

Find all the activities and opportunities offered for adults over 60 in Toronto at  

East York Community Centre – Winter 2017 Older Adults Program Schedule

For information on the programs for older adults at the East York Community Centre, please click here.

Arthritis and Falls Prevention

Tue Sep 27, 2016

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.

90 mins

WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on arthritis and falls prevention at S. Walter Stewart Public Library . For information please call 416-396-3975.

Help for people with Dementia

If you have dementia, or care for someone with dementia, the Alzheimer Society of Toronto might be able to help. The Alzheimer Society of Toronto offers free counselling, workshops, and engaging programs to promote living well with dementia. Find them online at www.alz.to or call them at 416-640-6317.

Snow Shovelling Help for Seniors

The City of Toronto offers free sidewalk snow shovelling for Seniors.

Seniors must submit a form to get this service. Please note this is only for sidewalks not for private property – see below for help with that.

For those already on the program, renewal notices were mailed out in November. Please respond to that mailing.

You can get a copy of the form online here or call 311.

Seniors can also get help with snow shovelling on their private property.

The Neighbourhood Centre offers snow removal services for people of their private property for a nominal fee.  You can find out more about that program by clicking here.

You will need to submit this form and this form to them – forms have to mailed in or dropped off.

The Neighbourhood Centre is funded through ongoing grants from The City of Toronto, Ontario Ministry of Health/Ontario Seniors Secretariat and the United Way to provide support and services to seniors, families and youth.

Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels is a meal delivery service for seniors 55+, people with disabilities and those who are chronically/acutely ill or just out of hospital. Registration is required and fees apply. Meals are available hot or frozen and the cost varies in the range of approximately $4 – $7 per entree. MOW agencies may be able to accommodate special diets (e.g. diabetics, vegetarians, Halal). For more information, contact the MOW provider in your area. For general information and referral to a local meal delivery program, contact 211, a Community Care Access Centre or the Community Navigation Access Program (CNAP) toll free 1-877-540-6565.

You can also find a list of providers on the City website.

Help for Seniors & find the Services for them

The Community Navigation and Access Program (CNAP) helps seniors, their caregivers and professionals who serve them. The CNAP Hub, staffed by professional social workers, helps connect seniors to the services they need when they need them within three business days. You can reach them at 1-877-540-6565 or at http://www.cnap.ca.

 Help for Seniors and their Caregivers

WoodGreen helps 12,000 seniors and people with disabilities each year. Please visit their website for more information.

All of WoodGreen’s services for seniors have one goal in common: to allow people to remain in their own homes, in their own communities, for as long as possible, and to age with dignity. We offer social recreational programming, help for caregivers, help with documentation and much more. Our staff are available to help you today.

Contact

100 Queen Street West,
Suite C45, Second Floor
Toronto, ON M5H 2N2
Phone: 416-392-4032
Fax: 416-392-4123

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