Community Senior Services offer community-based programs for seniors that promote health and well-being and assist seniors to continue to live independently in the community while maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle. These services are offered throughout Southern Health-Santé Sud by a variety of community agencies including:

Services to Seniors - organized by a coordinator and may vary slightly from community to community. Services may include:

  • companion and/or transportation services
  • home maintenance services such as laundry, housekeeping and maintenance
  • information and referral assistance
  • ERIK (Emergency Response Information Kit) distribution
  • social and recreational activities

For more information about Services to Seniors, contact your local Senior's Community Resource Coordinator

Congregate Meal Programs - offer you the opportunity to enjoy a well-balanced, affordable meal in a social setting. Many programs also offer meals on wheels for those that are unable to physically attend to the program for health reasons. Volunteers are a vital part of the program. We encourage you to participate in preparing, setting up or clean-up. For more information about congregate meals, contact your local Congregate Meal Program coordinator.

Senior Centres - are a community hub where older adults meet for programs which may include:

  • fitness
  • exercise
  • leadership development
  • health promotion
  • advocacy
  • education
  • retirement planning
  • caregiver resources
  • social and recreational programming
  • volunteer opportunities

For more information about Senior Centres, contact your local Senior Centres coordinator.

Adult Day Programs - provide home care clients with social and recreational opportunities. This maximizes your independence while providing relief to your caregivers. For more information contact your local Case Coordinator - Home Care

Support to Seniors in Group Living - provides a range of services for you or your loved one while in group living or elderly persons’ housing. Examples of how this program can help you include:

  • making appointments
  • making arrangements to get to appointments
  • planning a grocery list
  • information/referral services
  • shopping/errand assistance
  • friendly visiting/daily hello

For more information about services listed above, contact Support to Seniors in Group Living near you.