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Here is a potpourri of programs and services to help you live independently in your own home.

Better Living Health and Community Services

Senior in-person programs: assisted transportation, grocery delivery, home maintenance services, home support services, in-home respite visits to adult day program clients, meals on wheels, personal support services, prescription pickup and delivery. Senior virtual programs: beginner Mandarin, bereavement support, bingo, bone fitness, book club, building bones and balance, case management and social work support, chair pilates, chair yoga, community hospice, computer club, core and flexibility fitness, creative expression, dance fitness, education sessions, English conversation for Chinese speakers, French conversation, friendly visiting, functional fitness, gentle fitness, gentle yoga, handicrafts for Chiinese speakers, hatha yoga, health information sessions, healthy heart and body balance, intermediate Spanish, kinesiology service, low impact fitness for Chinese speakers, medical reminders, men's group, mindfulness meditation, music therapy, photography club, pilates, stay strong, telephone wellness checks, therapeutic touch self-care, total body conditioning, Zumba Gold, zumba toning.
1 Overland Drive, Toronto M3C 2C3
Near Don Mills Rd and Lawrence Ave E.
416-447-7244

ESS Support Services (Etobicoke Services for Seniors)

Senior in-person programs: assisted transportation, grocery delivery service, home support in selected seniors residences in Etobicoke, in-home respite program, overnight respite program , small group fitness classes. Senior in-person and virtual programs: adult day services, caregiver support group. Senior virtual programs: caregiver education and support, falls prevention classes, fitness classes, friendly visiting by telephone, health and wellness programs, morning movement class, seated yoga and meditation. Multiple locations.
2245 Lawrence Ave W., Toronto M9P 3W3
Near Royal York Rd
416-243-0127

Homemakers and nurses services

For Toronto residents who need assistance with household activities of daily living, and who have limited financial resources. You may need to pay a portion of the cost.

Lumacare

Senior in-person programs: adult day programs, art projects, book club, craft group, foot care and nail care, grocery delivery, assisted transportation, Home at Last support transitioning from hospital to home, home support, meals on wheels, overnight and respite support, physiotherapy, special events.Senior in-person and virtual programs: bingo, cardio fitness, chair fitness, chair yoga, gentle fitness, social group, Zumba Gold. Senior virtual programs: cardio fitness, line dancing, trivia and games. Multiple locations in Downsview.
1-833-338-5862

North York Seniors Centre

Senior in-person programs: assisted transportation, grocery shopping and delivery, home support, outdoor walking group. Senior virtual telephone and Zoom-based programs: balance exercise, bingo, book club, chair yoga, coffee and chat, games and trivia, healthy bones fitness, information workshops, mindful daily living, pilates, social club, Spanish club, storytelling, stretch and strength, telephone reassurance, word games.
21 Hendon Ave, Toronto M2M 4G8
Near Finch Ave and Yonge St.
416-733-4111

Senior Persons Living Connected

Senior in-person programs: active living centre, addiction support, adult day program, assisted transportation, meals on wheels, on-site fresh fruits and vegetables market, outdoor walking club for Chinese speakers, personal care and homemaking, restaurant and meal delivery. Senior in-person and virtual programs: care management. Senior virtual programs: art classes, caregiver support group in Cantonese, chat group for men aged 55+, Chinese karaoke, counseling and support, English conversation groups, friendly telephone checks, games, mindful meditation, social group for Sri Lankan community, support groups in Korean, Mandarin and Tamil, technology assistance, wellness groups in English, Cantonese and Mandarin, yoga.
3333 Finch Ave. East, Toronto M1W 2R9
Near Warden Ave
416-493-3333

Sidewalk snow-clearing

City of Toronto will clear your sidewalk for free if you are over 65, and no relatives under 65 live with you. Service available in some parts of Toronto, York and East York only.

SPRINT: Senior peoples' resources in North Toronto

Senior in-person programs: assisted transportation, food bank, free meal delivery program, hygiene kit delivery, meals on wheels, medication delivery, personal care, respite care. Senior virtual programs: chair yoga, counseling and support, gentle exercise, knitting and crocheting, LGBT social, listening to stories, low impact cardio, mindful movement and meditation, painting with watercolours, qigong and meditation, social gatherings, stretch and strength, tai chi, telephone wellness checks, virtual concerts.
140 Merton St, 2nd floor, Toronto M4S 1A1
Near Davisville Ave and Yonge St.
416-481-6411

Storefront Humber

Senior in-person programs: assisted transportation, grass cutting, home maintenance, home support, information and referral service, personal care and support, respite care, snow removal.
2445 Lake Shore Blvd W, Toronto M8V 1C5
Near Royal York Rd.
416-259-4207

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