Older Adults Programs - West Neighbourhood House

cora jostiak at home in her living room

The Toronto Central Home at Last Program (“HAL”) helps older adults without immediate support arrive home safely upon discharge from the hospital.
The program arranges for a Personal Support Worker to accompany the older adult home from the hospital and helps them settle in at home. Transportation is also coordinated as part of the service, and …

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PSWs (from left to right) Frehiwot Abreham , Eva Boongaling, Hema Tamang , Beverly Moreau and Wangdue Tsering are photographed at West Neighbourhood House in Toronto on Monday November 9, 2020. Photo: West Neighbourhood House/Chris Young

The Parkdale Assisted Living Program (PAL) provides on-site support services to help older adults and people with disabilities with their daily activities, enabling them to live independently in their own apartment and community.

COVID-19 update: PAL is still operating as normal during COVID-19 with extra precautions and PPE in place. In-person group activities are currently on …

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The West Active Living and Learning Centre (WALLC) is dedicated to promoting growth and wellness in a safe and welcoming environment that embraces the diversity of our community.
We offer a variety of activities to help connect older adults with their peers and with opportunities for fitness, education, community development, social connections, and more.

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The HATS group stands together

Health Action Theatre by Seniors (HATS) is an innovative, community-based health care program for seniors that uses a form of educational theatre to raise awareness about difficult issues facing older adults.
This educational theatre, performed by volunteer seniors, also promotes a positive problem-solving forum for both audience and participants.

COVID-19 update: HATS is currently offering a weekly …

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Our Health Promotion and Education program provides educational and health related activities/services that promote wellness for older adults.
All activities/classes are free. To participate, you must register with the Older Adult Centre. Please call Seniors Intake at 416-532-7586, ext. 146 to sign up.

For more information, please contact Lucia Ramos at 647-214-0372 or email at luciara@westnh.org
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Older adults eat together at West Neighbourhood House

Social Dining provides a clean and safe space for older adults to share a meal, learn about seniors nutrition and participate in group activities.
COVID-19 update: Social Dining is currently on pause during the pandemic.
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Who is eligible:
Older adults (55 years of age or over) who live within Bloor Street to the north, Lake Ontario to …

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The Friendly Connections Program provides socialization and companionship to isolated seniors as well as adults with disabilities.
COVID-19 update: The Friendly Connections Program is still operating during COVID-19 as a phone-based program. In-person visiting is currently on pause.

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What does the Friendly Connections Program do?
In the Friendly Connections Program, volunteers promote companionship and support through one-on-one …

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In partnership with Toronto Ride, the West Neighbourhood House Transportation program offers door-to-door, individualized and affordable transportation services for older adults.
COVID-19 update: Transportation is still operating during COVID-19. All drivers and clients must wear masks during the entirety of their ride, in accordance with Toronto Public Health requirements.

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Who is eligible:
Transportation is available for older …

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A Meals on Wheels volunteer delivers a meal to an older adult during the COVID-19 pandemic

Meals on Wheels delivers healthy meals to your door six days a week to help our clients remain independently in their own homes for as long as possible.
COVID-19 update: Meals on Wheels continues during COVID-19, using no-contact delivery and personal protective equipment to keep our clients safe.
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Who can access Meals on Wheels:
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Our Home Supports program provides a range of essential support services to older adults, and adults with disabilities, so they may continue to live safely and independently at home.
In doing so, we aim to prevent or delay admission to long term care facilities, and to reduce hospital emergency department admissions.

We are also able to provide …

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