Services for Seniors
Our comprehensive preventative and rehabilitation services are provided to South Asians who have cognitive impairment, frail elderly with chronic disability or illness such as Alzheimer’s, dementia, arthritis, diabetes, stroke and muscular dystrophy. In order to be eligible for this program all clients go through Community Care Access Centre (CCAC).
Adult Day Program runs at three different locations
- 415 Matheson Blvd East, Mississauga, Monday to Friday, 8:00AM to 5:30PM @ 905-507-6099
- 245 Queen St. E, Brampton, Monday to Friday, 8:00AM to 5:30PM @ 905-595-1667
- 3038 Hurontario St. 3rd floor, Mississauga, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, 8:00AM to 5:30PM @ 905-361-0462
Program activities are designed to promote physical, mental, emotional and social stimulation. A fee of $15.00 per day partially covers the cost of hot, nutritious breakfast and lunch along with structured activities. Subsidy is provided to eligible clients after financial assessment.
Other services include:
Information and Education is provided to caregivers on various illnesses and disabilities. Health care professionals are invited to conduct educational sessions.
Caregivers support and counselling is provided to caregivers on one-on-one basis or in a small group setting. They meet every month to provide on going support to each other as well as attend educational workshops.
Clinics – A registered Nurse on site organizes foot care, falls prevention, medication management, diabetes, blood pressure and weight clinic.
Transportation – Assistance is provided in accessing transportation services from Transhelp, Red Cross, Canes and Passenger Assistance program.
Friendly Visiting services are arranged for home bound clients in their home, hospital or nursing home by trained volunteers
Security Reassurance check – A quick telephone call reassuring client’s health
Seniors Wellness Program
The key objective of the program is to reduce isolation and loneliness and to provide physically and mentally stimulating activities to seniors over the age of 55+. Presently we have seven wellness groups in Mississauga and Brampton.
Programs are conducted in Punjabi, Hindi, Gujarati, Tamil and English languages.
Presentations are conducted on various health related topics such as healthy eating, heart and stroke, independent living, Alzheimer disease etc.
Home Support Exercise Program has been introduced for seniors to enhance general well being, improve overall physical and psychological health
New activities are introduced to empower clients. Each weekly session consists of light exercise, mental aerobics, word puzzle and indoor games. Field trips and outdoor activities are organized during summer.