Over 50 events offered monthly by Community Care

Community Care offers over 50 free events each month for seniors 60+ both online and by telephone with a $25.00 annual membership.

Online Zoom Classes & “Socials for Seniors” are held Monday to Friday. Join in at 10:30am for fitness classes, and in the afternoons at 2:00pm for arts & socials. See the Community Care website for the program calendar. Seniors without a computer can join online Zoom webinars via the telephone! Why not try out the new telephone only (computer not required) August “Coffee & Conversation” weekday mornings Tuesday to Friday from 11:30am to noon, join the discussion.

August Zoom Webinar topics include “52 Card Bingo” with Susan Eastbury; “A Day at the Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory” with Cheryl Chapman, Naturehood Coordinator for PEPtBO; “Basic Internet Safety and Spotting Fake News ” with Julie Lane-Yntema, Technology Resource Centre Coordinator for PEC Library; “Virtual Tour of Macaulay House” with Jessica Chase, Assistant Curator PEC Museums; “Lunch Time Social” & “Introduction to the Virtual Seniors Active Living Fair” with Colin Gillis, Community Care Coordinator. Get active, make friends, be well. For more information or to participate, call Prince Edward Community Care at 613-476-7493, email info@communitycareforseniors.org or check the calendar on the Community Care website at www.communitycareforseniors.org . Community Care offers free rides for seniors 60+ to vaccination appointments. All pandemic protocols are in place. The volunteer waits with the client while they are in the clinic. Call 613-476-7493.

Community Care continues the monthly curbside pick-up of meals in a new pick-up location – North Marysburgh Town Hall. Chef Bill Grieve of Wheelhouse and Occasions catering is preparing homemade soup, roast beef, potatoes, vegetable with a slice of bread and carrot cake for dessert. The cost is only $15.00/meal and seniors 60+ can order by calling the Community Care office at 613-476-7493. All meals must be paid for in advance. Meals will be packaged hot and ready to be picked up. Only those who preorder and pay will be served. Limited number of meals available so order early. To order, or for more information, call 613-476-7493. Orders will be taken until August 23,2021.

Community Care offers free pick up & delivery of groceries, medicines, library books and other essentials. This free delivery program is available to all seniors 60+. Seniors who need help to place a grocery order by email or online can also call Community Care for this free service. To make arrangements call 613-476-7493.

-Debbie MacDonald Moynes