COVID-19 Senior Community Supports

Community Care Durham
Adult Day Program
https://www.facebook.com/CCDVirtualSocialClub/

With the suspension of the in-person Adult Day Programs, CCD has created the CCD Virtual Social Club. Staff from the ADP programs are offering up a daily dose of activities and good clean fun. People are invited to visit daily to access a variety of word games, exercise links, videos and educational links for ADP clients and their families to enjoy. All are welcome.

See https://www.facebook.com/CCDVirtualSocialClub/

Chartwell Comfort Kits for Seniors email cathy at cmackrell@chartwell.com

Chartwell wants to bring some comfort to you in your home!
Our complimentary Comfort Kits for Seniors are filled with activities, cozy items and treats and are delivered safely to your home by our Retirement Living Consultants. To receive your complimentary Comfort Kit for yourself or for your parent, call or email cathy at cmackrell@chartwell.com
Discover how we are making peoples lives BETTER!

Oshawa
Oshawa Senior Community Centres 55+
(OSCC55+)
For more information, please visit http://www.oscc.ca, email
info@oscc.ca or call 905-576-6712 ext. 2830.
Updated April 28th

In response to Durham Region municipalities entering Stage 3 of its Framework for Reopening, OSCC55+ has reopened branches for limited use, using a phased approach and ensuring compliance with provincial emergency orders and Durham Region Health guidelines. See www.oscc.ca COVID-19 info & reopening updates or call (905) 576-6712 ext. 2830 for more information.

Our team is here for you during this time. All programs listed below will continue as we transition to in-person programs and services. Have questions? Check out our website www.oscc.ca on the frequently asked questions page for more information. Watch the online tutorial of how to navigate this site and gain access to all of initiatives below.

Telephone Outreach Program – Seniors can register to receive regular check-in calls to reduce feelings of isolation and provide care and concern. This free service is available to anyone 55 or older in the Durham community. To register, please call 905-576-6712 ext. 2830 or email info@oscc.ca.

Grocery Order & Delivery Service – in partnership with a local grocer, the OSCC55+ will be facilitating grocery orders for seniors in need through providing delivery within Oshawa by our vans and transportation staff. Seniors can call 905-576-6712 ext. 2830 or email groceries@oscc.ca with their list and staff will be in touch to confirm delivery and payment. Payments must be by cheque to the grocery store.

OSCC55+ COVID-19 Resource Guide – OSCC55+ has prepared a resource guide to assist older adults with access to services in the community. The complete resource guide can be found at oscc.ca/stayconnected and at various businesses in Oshawa. Grocery stores or pharmacies interested in receiving copies may contact our staff at 905-576-6712 ext. 2830 to request a drop off.

Online Programs – OSCC55+ has introduced online programming for seniors wishing to stay active and continue to be engaged. These free interactive programs are accessible at oscc.ca/onlineprograms through a computer, smart phone or a tablet. Topics include: Zumba, yoga, wellness seminars, general interest workshops, current events, cooking demonstrations and more.

Social Connecting through Facebook – OSCC55+ is engaging with the community through the OSCC55+ Facebook page (www.facebook.com/OSCC55plus/) with entertaining videos, useful links, programs and fitness demonstrations to help keep seniors engaged and active. We invite people to comment, share and like to keep our seniors’ community connected and strong.
For more information, please visit http://www.oscc.ca, email info@oscc.ca or call 905-576-6712 ext. 2830.

Whitby

Whitby Senior Centre905-668-1424Updated May 12th

The Whitby Senior Center is offering a new Seniors Connection Line connects Whitby seniors with people who can offer information, support and friendly conversation during this time of physical distancing. Call 905-668-1424 to leave your name and number and get a call back.

In partnership with the Whitby Public Library, the Whitby Senior Centre is now offering Seniors Centre Without Walls four times per week. Seniors can call in and participate in an hour of activities. For a schedule and call-in details, visit the Whitby Seniors Centre.

Ajax
Town of Ajax Friendly Check-in for Seniors 905-427-8811Updated May 12th

Register to receive a friendly check-in call from Town staff, for social connection, updates and links to local resources. To register call 905-427-
8811.

Pickering
Pickering 55+ Adults905-420-4660 ext. 2078 or email
kbradley@pickering.ca
Updated May 12th

While all of our regular programs and events are on hold, we invite Pickering adults 55+ to join our newly created 55+ Facebook Group. This group offers activities, experiences, social fun and information sharing opportunities just for our older adult community. Learn more.

Pickering 55+ Adults is offering Seniors Centre Without Walls – Connect to free weekly programs and Spotlight Series presentations. No computer or internet required. Call 905-420-4660 ext. 2078 or email kbradley@pickering.ca.

Bowmanville
Bowmanville Older Adults Association (BOAA)
For Older Adult Support
905-242-5585Updated April 28th

In response to the Provincial Statement on Friday November 20th regarding Durham Region entering the RED ZONE in the prevention of COVID-19 effective Monday November 23rd 2020 Bowmanville Older Adult Association will be cancelling all in-person activities, with the exception of our partnership Footcare Services. the BOAA will have limited access available for members & guests. Our facility at 26 Beech Avenue will remain open to assist with inquiries, drop-offs, renewals & drive-thru options from 9 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday. Strict facility maximums and physical distancing will be enforced.

Masks are required at all times, as well as a mandatory prescreening survey with temperature check and waiver signature. The BOAA remains committed to continuing to provide safe and exceptional older adult programming, services and events to our members. This includes increased drive-thru events and additional FREE in-town delivery options available.

To view a listing of virtual and phone activities, as well as drive-thru events, please contact us at:
www.bowmanvilleolderadults.com
905-697-2856
events@bowmanvilleolderadults.com
If you require immediate assistance, please reach out to BOAA’s Emergency
Line, Angie Darlison, at 905-242-5585
or execdirector@bowmanvilleolderadults.com

Bowmanville Rotary Club905-435-7428April 28th

If you are a senior, immunocompromised, or have no support, WE CAN HELP.
Email us at: bowmanvillerotarydeliversfood@gmail.com
Or call 905-435-7428.

We can take your order and arrange payment. Our team of volunteers will shop for you and deliver to your door. Maximum orders not to exceed $200.00. Payment of cash or cheque can be accepted without contact. Simply leave in a zip lock bag. If you cannot afford food, we can help.