Info For Seniors: Information a key to aging well

If you want information on what’s available through Community Care to help seniors live at home or what’s on at the County Seniors Centre , please drop in at 74A King Street in Picton; call 613-476-7493; email info@communitycareforseniors.org; or check our website at www.communitycareforseniors.org.

You can also arrange for a guest speaker for your large or small group and if you stop in at the office we’ll give you a 101 page free copy of our new directors “Information for Seniors”.  It’s chock a block full of great information.

If you require information on community-based services offered by Community Care and other agencies there are a few ways to get that information.  You can start by calling 211 on your telephone or by accessing this comprehensive database at www.ontario211.ca

Before clicking “search” just change that to 10km range and you’ll find more local services.

Another option is to access the Ontario Community Support Association on-line “Care Finder” that provides information on Community Support Services in all of Ontario.  Check it out at www.caredove.com/ocsa .

The South East Health Line can provide detailed information about a variety health and community services anywhere in Southeastern Ontario.  Go to the website www.southeasthealthline.ca which has a comprehensive on-line listing of community and health care services.

If you call Community Care at 613-476-7493 and we don’t know the answer right then we’ll find out and let you know.  Having the information you need can assist you or your loved ones in staying healthy and living at home.

Workshop and rodeo

The Mobility Workshop & Medical Scooter RODEO on June 6th at 1 p.m., Prince Edward Community Centre; Thrift Shop Open House to Celebrate Seniors Month on June 11th from 1-3 p.m. at 153 Main Street, Picton; Lunch and Learn for Seniors on June 19 in Milford Town Hall and June 26 in Wellington; Tag Day on June 21 & 22; Thrift Shop silent auction June 24-July 6.  Call 613-476-7493 for details or check the website.

 

County Senior Centre Offerings

Fitness 4 Seniors starts June 7 at Wellington Town Hall; Stroke Support Group starts June 7 in Picton; Pallet Canadian Flag Sign workshop is June 13 at Athol Town Hall; Crokinole Social on June 14 at Ameliasburgh Town Hall; Wood/Bark Carving on June 20 in North Marysburgh Town Hall; Blood Pressure Clinic on June 20th in Athol Town Hall; Tick & Lyme Disease presentation on June 25th in Hillier Town Hall; Open House to Celebrate Seniors Month on June 26th in the office; Chair Exercise starts June 27th in Picton Town Hall.  Call 613-476-7493 for details and to sign up