We are pleased to offer the Frozen Meal Program which is delivered to your door on Wednesdays by dedicated and trustworthy volunteers! This also provides a safety check each week. You are also welcome to call ahead and pre-order soup and/or entrée for pick-up by appointment only. Prices for Frozen Meal Program are $6.75 for… Continue Reading Give a Gift of Nourishment!
Attention Seniors! Need help getting groceries? This MSC can help. Call 519-842-9000 x.357 for details. www.multiservicecentre.com The Grocery Program has been a popular program that was developed at the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis. This program allows our clients and members of the community to remain safe in their home and limit the time they… Continue Reading MSC Grocery Buddy Program
We are thrilled that our Stronger at Home program was featured in the Centre for Aging, Brain Health Innovation website. “Kinesiologist Abby Malott of Tillsonburg, Ontario realized many older adults in her rural community were very much interested in falls prevention classes, but simply couldn’t attend in person. Abby helped launch a community-based exercise prevention… Continue Reading Adding a social, tech-savvy layer to falls prevention
Urgent Need for Volunteers! Do you have an hour or two you could share? Our Meals on Wheels Volunteers deliver over 8,500 meals a year to homebound seniors and physically impaired residents within our community. Our sister organization, the Multi-Service Centre (MSC)’s Meals on Wheels program delivery is staffed entirely by Volunteers. Having such dedicated… Continue Reading A Program with Heart!
It doesn’t sound possible, does it? How do you grieve for someone who is still alive? Grief is a state of emotion that we experience when we suffer a loss, any loss. We can lose a loved one long before their physical being leaves this world. As anyone who has had to shoulder the responsibility of… Continue Reading Grieving the Loss of a Loved One Who is Still Alive
It is a sad fact that one of the most neglected sections of our society are elders. They are a vulnerable population which puts them at higher risk of various forms of abuse. Hence, it is our moral responsibility to try and prevent any harm to any member of society, particularly the vulnerable population. Here… Continue Reading What Constitutes Elder Abuse?
Social activity not only boosts spirits but it can help mental alertness. Remaining physically healthy can help you enjoy life to the fullest. You are never too old to dance in the kitchen or kiss for no reason! Aging at home doesn’t mean staying at home, it is important to get out and have fun. … Continue Reading Aging at home doesn’t mean staying at home – get out and have fun
What is a patient advocate? A patient advocate is anyone selected by the patient or family who promotes and supports the patient as they work through the health care system. Health care in Canada can be very complicated and at times confusing which can easily overwhelm the patient. It is easy to become lost in… Continue Reading Patient Advocates Can Make A Big Difference to Your Health
Disregarding the importance of taking medication has become a very common problem, with often valid reasons. The key issues include uncomfortable side effects, less than perfect outcomes or slow results. In some cases, inadvertent poorly timed or forgotten doses can make matters worse. Discontinuing medication, missing a dose, doubling up doses or taking the wrong… Continue Reading Key Strategies for Aging Well – Managing Medication Carefully