Service: Friendly Visiting for Seniors
|Record #: PSD0483||Last Modified: 15 Mar 2022||Last Full Update: 03 Sep 2020|
|Description (Service)||Connects and educates people in the community to identify the signs and symptoms that a senior may be at risk and provides opportunity to connect them to the appropriate service.
Adopt a Senior adopts isolated, lonely seniors at Christmas to receive a bag of Christmas Joy. These individuals continue to be connected to Seniors Safekeeping services and activities throughout the year.
Volunteer Friendly Visiting program brings clients together with volunteers to ease clients isolation and worry. Visits may include going for walks, reading together or sharing a cup of tea; the desired outcome is an on-going supportive relationship.
Tele-chat may be arranged for individuals that require a regular call to ensure that they are safe, comfortable and in good health.
|Hours||Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm|
|Areas Served||Parry Sound District - (West)|
|Boundaries||North to the French River, South to the Musquash River: East to Magnetawan and West to the Georgian Bay Archipelago.|
|Eligibility||Seniors or individuals who are 18 years of age and older who have an acute or chronic illness and/or have a physical disability or other needs|
|Application||Call for information.|
|Address and Location|
|Located In Community||Parry Sound|
|Address & Map||
Belvedere Heights - Lower back level
21 Belvedere Ave
Parry Sound, ON P2A 2A2
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|Intersection||Belvedere Ave and Waubeek Ave|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Toll Free Phone||1-800-883-0058|
|Primary Contact||Linda Taylor, Program Director|