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Useful Tools and Resources

As you begin researching home care options, Premier Homecare Services Toronto East is here to help. We provide home care services to the Beaches, the Danforth, Riverdale, Cabbagetown, Rosedale and Old East York. There’s a wealth of support in each Toronto East community, and we’ve gathered a list of local organizations and services to help you get started.

Through this section you can learn about community options for care and caregivers for a variety of situations, common medical conditions, and a range of helpful care services. Every situation is different and we want to provide you with every tool you need to make the best care decisions for your loved ones.

Alzheimer’s Society

If you or a loved one are dealing with symptoms of Alzheimer’s or Dementia, have a look here at the home care services the Alzheimer’s Society can provide. Support to individuals and families who are living with Alzheimer’s disease. Educational support to caregivers.

www.alzheimer.ca

 
Birchmount Bluffs Neighbourhood Centre

A charitable, multi-service neighbourhood centre that offers a broad range of recreational, social and capacity-building programs to the southwest Scarborough community.

bbnc.ca

Community Care East York Senior Centre

Care for seniors with disabilities or illness; services include personal care, respite care, housekeeping, home maintenance, grass cutting, snow shovelling, escort to appointments, and friendly visiting.

Click here for more information

Community Centre 55

A community-based organization connecting community members to important local resources. For more information visit

www.centre55.com

Meals on Wheels Scarborough

Meals on Wheels Scarborough provides service to adults with disabilities and seniors (65+) in need of nutritional support. They deliver hot, chilled and frozen meals, which accommodate a variety of diet types and texture modifications. Meals on Wheels assist those who need short term (caregiver relief, recuperation, seasonal) or long term assistance.

www.mealsonwheels.ca/

The 519 Church Street Community Centre

In partnership with lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer (LGBTQ) communities, this organization builds healthy, welcoming spaces to meet, participate and celebrate together. Provides peer support, social, recreational, arts and cultural opportunities.

www.the519.org

Warden Woods Community Centre

A community health centre promoting wellness, offering a senior’s program.

www.wardenwoods.com

West Scarborough Seniors Club

Provides a range of healthy and educational activities for individuals over 55 in Toronto East.

www.wsncc.org/seniors

Hearing Solutions

Hearing aid and health clinic in which individuals in Toronto East can have their hearing tested and purchase hearing aids. This clinic provides service to individuals living in downtown Toronto, Midtown, Brampton, Etobicoke, North York, Pickering, Oakville, Scarborough, and Thornhill areas.

www.connectcare.ca

Hearing Works

Dedicated to supporting individuals in Toronto East with hearing loss concerns through compassion. The very best in hearing healthcare.

www.hearingworks.ca

Silver Cross Toronto

Dedicated to the concept of “Aging in Place,” Silver Cross provides support and assistance for seniors in Toronto East who wish to stay in their home, but need extra help.

www.silvercross.com

Toronto East General Hospital, Palliative Care Unit

A leading community teaching hospital in Toronto East, providing a wide range of high-quality care.

www.tegh.on.ca

Centric Health

A partnership in Toronto East with a community of healthcare professionals from physicians and nurses to pharmacists, this health centre has a Senior Wellness program.

www.centrichealth.ca

 
Activaclinics Toronto East

Offers the Scarborough community a variety of services such as physiotherapy, chiropractic, massage therapy, laser therapy, spinal traction, acupuncture and custom orthotics/shoes.

www.activaclinics.com

CBI Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Centre

Rehabilitation clinic in Toronto East specializing in the treatment of acute injuries and chronic conditions. Services include pre/post-surgical programs of care, fall prevention and pre/post natal rehabilitation.

www.cbi.ca

CCAC (Community Care Access Centre), Scarborough branch

Provides nursing care in schools, homes, and other facilities in Toronto East.

healthcareathome.ca

Community Care and Wellness for Seniors

Provides both social and recreation programs involving physical activity and mental stimulation, and relief and support for caregivers in Toronto East. Transportation is available.

click here for details

East York Community Centre

Offers a variety of recreational activities for the East York community, including dance, swimming, and fitness classes.

click here for more details

Neighbourhood Link Support Services

Non-profit social service agency working to help people primarily in Toronto East communities to live independently and with dignity. Provides one-on-one health care services and support to seniors and individuals in need.

www.neighbourhoodlink.org

Woodgreen Community Services

Woodgreen helps people in Toronto East find safe, affordable housing, helps seniors live independently, helps internationally-trained professionals enter the job market, helps parents access childcare, helps children and youth access after-school programs, helps newcomers settle in to Canadian life, helps homeless and marginalized people get off the streets, and helps youth find meaningful employment and training.

www.woodgreen.org

Tourism Toronto

Provides information regarding events that are occuring in the London area.

www.seetorontonow.com

Canadian Institute for Health Information

Providing analyses on health and health care in Canada that are relevant, timely and actionable. We provide an increased the understanding and use of data through education, reporting tools and strategies.

www.cihi.ca

Healthy Homes Renovation Tax Credit

As a senior 65 years or older in Ontario, you could qualify for a tax credit to help with the cost of making your home safer and more accessible.

www.ontario.ca/taxes-and-benefits/healthy-homes-renovation-tax-credit

Mayo Clinic

Designed to give people the tools they need to manage their health. There is also an alphabetical list of prescription and over-the-counter drugs, and by clicking on the drug name you’re interested in, you’ll find more information such as how to use the medicine properly and what kinds of side effects you may experience.

www.mayoclinic.com

MedBroadcast

This site is a one-stop shop for everything health related.

www.medbroadcast.com

Ontario Seniors Secretariate

Guide to Seniors Programs in Ontario and other relevant documents such as Assisted Living, Caregiving, Finanaces, Safety & Security, and much more.

www.seniors.gov.on.ca

Philips Lifeline

Maintaining your independence just got a little easier with the help of Canada’s #1 Medical Alert Service. Whether your family is out for the evening or you’re in between home care visits, you’ll always have complete peace of mind knowing the help you need is available at the press of a button.

www.lifeline.ca/en

Safe Driving Tips for Seniors

Safe driving tips for seniors.

www.fullcoverageautoinsurances.com

Age Comfort

Age Comfort is a leading online source for Comfort Products. These include Daily Living Aids, Mobility Aids, Incontinence, Vitamins & Supplements and Health Care Products.

www.agecomfort.com



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