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There are already some good sources of general information about health services for Toronto seniors, so we just try to fill in the gaps.

Arthritis Society

Arthritis Rehabilitation and Education Program (free), online arthritis self management courses, workshops. From home page, look under Manage Arthritis and Events.

Canadian Hearing Society

Hearing testing, counseling, hearing aids.

Central East Self Management Program

Arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, lung disease. Free workshop.

Central West Self Management Program

Free workshops for people living with chronic conditions.

Doctor search

From College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Look up your doctor's credentials.

ESS Support Services (Etobicoke Services for Seniors)

Programs operating during the pandemic, with precautions and restrictions: Adult day services operating part-time for small groups; virtual programs for those who cannot attend, assisted transportation for medical appointments and grocery delivery, home support, in-home respite care, overnight respite care, telephone reassurance. Programs suspended but telephone or virtual support available: caregiver support in-person group, Daystrom Seniors Club, falls prevention and exercise classes, group outings, seniors’ lunch program, .volunteer visiting. Multiple locations.
2245 Lawrence Ave W., Toronto M9P 3W3
Near Royal York Rd

Family Service Toronto

Counseling for seniors and caregivers.

Free dental care

You might qualify for free dental care from the city as a low income senior.

George Brown College WAVE clinics

Dental clinic, personal training, hearing tests, community health promotion, fitness or nutrition assessment.
51 Dockside Dr, 3rd floor, Toronto M5A 0B6
Near Queens Quay E and Lower Sherbourne St.


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