Sunday, October 5, 2014

Services For The Elderly

Muskoka Seniors provides transportation for seniors, and other services.

The red cross provides:

  • Meals on Wheels delivers a noon hour warm meal by volunteers which also provides social contact. Also offers a frozen meals program. (Scarborough: 416-750-9885,
  • Rides & Transportation - provides rides for medical appointments, shopping and social events. Clients are advised to book rides in advance; however, transportation is not guaranteed and can only be confirmed two working days in advance. Fees are distance based: 5-10 km costs $10.00 each way. Operates monday to friday, 8:30am to 4:25pm. (Scarborough: 416-236-3180)

Central East Community Care Access Centre - Scarborough Branch provides a variety of services for support at home. (Scarborough: 416-750-2444)

Grocery Gateway is an online grocery store serving the Toronto area with same-day delivery in scheduled time slots. They're a full service grocery store and include fully cooked meals. This is an easy way for a young person to send food to a distant elderly relative.

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