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These organizations provide assisted transportation services, usually with accommodation for walkers and wheelchairs. Many offer transportation to medical appointments or grocery shopping. Many are listed under the Centre for Independent Living in Toronto or Toronto Ride; the others are listed separately here.

Better Living Health and Community Services

Adult day program, affordable housing and senior centre at 5 Deauville Lane, Android training, assisted transportation, bereaved persons support groups, bingo, bistro, book club, bridge, caregiver support, carpet bowling, chair dancing and fitness, chair yoga, computer club, computer training, contact with volunteer by email, core and joint strength, creative arts, current events, day trips, euchre, fall prevention, falls prevention, financial discussion group, fitness, French conversation, friendly visiting, frozen meals, functional fitness, gentle yoga, Good Food Box, health education seminars, help with Grocery Gateway orders, home maintenance and repair, home support, hospice services, hot meals, indoor pole walking, iPad training, Japanese brush painting, lawn care, lifelong learning classes, line dancing, long term care, lunch and learn, mah jongg, making miniatures, men’s shed, movies, muscle strength and endurance, osteo fitness, outings, paper crafting, photography club, pilates, qi gong, recorder playing, Rummy Q, snow removal, social work services, Spanish conversation, special events, tai chi, telephone reassurance, telephone security checks, therapeutic touch for self-care, Windows OS training Zumba Gold, Zumba toning.
1 Overland Drive, Toronto M3C 2C3
Near Don Mills Rd and Lawrence Ave E.
416-447-7244

CANES Community Care (Central and Northern Etobicoke Home Support Services)

Assisted living in designated seniors’ apartment buildings, assisted transportation, caregiver support and counseling, community outreach for newcomers, friendly visiting by phone, grab bar installations, group lunches, Home at Last transition from hospital to home, home maintenance, home safety inspections, homemaking support, in-home mental health support, lawn care, personal care, respite care, snow removal.
135 Queens Plate Dr, Suite 400, Toronto M9W 6V1
Near Highway 27 and Rexdale Blvd.
416-743-3892

Centre for Independent Living in Toronto

Assisted transportation listings from various agencies.

ESS Support Services (Etobicoke Services for Seniors)

Adult day program, assisted living in designated apartment buildings, assisted transportation, caregiver support group, case management, chronic disease self-management, community bathing program in an accessible facility, continence clinic, falls prevention, fitness, friendly visiting, group lunches, information and referral services, in-home respite care, nutrition workshops, overnight accommodation to support transition from hospital to home or crisis admission or short-term respite for caregivers, recreational therapy programs, social recreational programs at designated apartment buildings, telephone reassurance. Multiple locations.
2245 Lawrence Ave W., Toronto M9P 3W3
Near Royal York Rd
416-243-0127

iRIDE Plus

Assisted transportation for North York residents.

North York Seniors Centre

Adult day program for people with physical frailty or cognitive challenges, assisted transportation, caregiver support, friendly visiting, group lunches, home support ,safety assessments, social club, telephone reassurance. Members of the Active Living Centre (ALC) have access to a fitness centre, a café, an arts room, computer work stations, casual seating space for reading, cards or socializing. Programs and services at the ALC include Korean dancing, art studio, ballroom dancing, belly dancing, book club, bridge, café, canasta, chair fitness, chair yoga, coffee and conversation group, cribbage, crochet, day trips, diners’ club, drawing, euchre, fitness centre with personal training services, French conversation club, gift shop, knitting, Latin dancing, lifelong learning courses, line dancing, mah jongg, mindfulness and meditation, movie club, Nordic pole walking, osteo fitness, Persian social club, pilates, pinochle, scrabble, Spanish lessons, special events, stretch and strength, table tennis, tai chi, total body conditioning, traditional Iranian music and poetry class, watercolour, yoga.
21 Hendon Ave, Toronto M2M 4G8
Near Finch Ave and Yonge St.
416-733-4111

Senior Persons Living Connected

Acupuncture training, addiction support program, addiction supportive housing, adult day programs for seniors with physical frailty or memory issues, assisted transportation, care management, caregiver support, self management programs for chronic pain, diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol, dietitian, escort to appointments, friendly visiting, Geriatric Assessment and Intervention Network (GAIN) Clinic, home support, Meals on Wheels, St Paul’s L’Amoreaux Centre rental apartments for seniors, telephone reassurance, Terrace Restaurant, Terrace senior residence for life-lease. The Active Living Centre offers programs such as Android tablet training, arts and crafts, ballroom dancing, bingo, board games, bridge, Cantonese caregiver support group, Cantonese opera singing, carpet bowling, chair gentle fitness, chair tai chi, chess club, Chinese calligraphy, Chinese painting, choir, computer training, craft group, day trips, digital piano, English conversation for beginners, falls prevention, festive lunches and dinners, fitness, free internet access for members, fresh fruit and vegetable market, games, gardening club, gentle fitness, gentle salsa, Good Food box, group lunches in local restaurants, health information workshops, iPad training, karaoke, knit and chat, landscape painting, line dancing, mah jongg, Mandarin course, Mandarin sharing group, movies, music theory reading and singing technique, nylon flowers, outings, painting, Peking opera appreciation, scrabble, smartphone training, special events, Sri Lankan social group, table tennis, tai chi, Tamil support group, vocal training, walking club, yoga, Zumba Gold. Programs in English and Chinese.
3333 Finch Ave. East, Toronto M1W 2R9
Near Warden Ave
416-493-3333

SPRINT: Senior peoples' resources in North Toronto

Adult day program for seniors who are physically frail or have cognitive impairment, assisted living and mental health support at designated apartment buildings, assisted transportation, caregiver support, dementia care residence, foot care clinic, home support, Meals on Wheels, peer support group, physician-led interdisciplinary care for homebound seniors, seasonal farmers’ markets, short-term transitional supportive housing for clients discharged from hospitals who still require care, social work support. Community wellness programs include activities such as brain exercises, chair fitness, gentle yoga, group lunches, group shopping, knitting and crochet group, low impact cardio, movie matinees, older LGBT social group, osteo fitness, parties, Samsung tablet training, special events, tai chi.
140 Merton St, 2nd floor, Toronto M4S 1A1
Near Davisville Ave and Yonge St.
416-481-6411

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