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Organization: Ingersoll Services for Seniors
Description of Services: Supports for older adults, and adults with disabilities * helps people remain independent in their own homes for as long as possible * recreation centre for adults age 50 and over promoting health, active aging * seasonal income tax program offered (call for details)
 
Assisted Living/Supportive Housing Assistance with daily living skills, such as personal care, meal preparation, medication reminders, house management * older adults are provided with minimal to moderate assistance for tasks such as homemaking and personal care * personal medical alert unit
 
Client Intervention and Assistance One-on-one supports for coordinating services, including personal advocacy, filling out forms, and income tax clinics, and telephone reassurance * interventions for people facing critical life changes, abuse, or isolation * referrals to other community support services as necessary * offer advice and referral to Alarm Care
 
Diners Club - Weekly Lunch Monthly social group dinner program and social activities for older adults
 
Equipment Lending Service Equipment loan program including assistive devices and medical equipment
 
Foot Care Clinics Basic foot care provided by qualified staff at the seniors' centre * foot care includes care of corns, calluses, fungal nails, and filing and trimming of nails
 
Frosty Meals/Meals on Wheels Meals on Wheels
 
Handyman/Handymaid Referrals to local services such as snow removal, window washing, grocery shopping, yard work and house cleaning
 
Recreation Centre for Older Adults Social, recreational, and educational activities promoting healthy, active aging
 
Security and Reassurance Regular visits and phone calls to check on people who live alone * screened personnel listen, talk, and help isolated people stay in contact with the outside world
 
Volunteer Transportation Non-emergency transportation to medical appointments and regular activities such as grocery shopping, social gatherings, downtown visits, and out of town visits * volunteer drivers
Requirements
Fees: Varies per program
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Older adults and people with disabilities, who need physical, social, or emotional supports
Application: Call * no referral required
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible      Wheelchair Accessible
Languages: English
Area(s) Served: Oxford County and surrounding areas
Contact Information
Phone Numbers: Services for Seniors: 519-485-2269
Ingersoll 50+ Activity Centre: 519-485-3869
Fax: 519-485-6716
Email: info@ingersollseniors.com
Website: www.Ingersollseniors.com
Address: 250 Ingersoll St S
Ingersoll, ON
N5C 3J7
Map
Intersection: Ingersoll St S and Thomas St
Location: West Oxford
Hours: Administration: Mon 8:30am-9pm * Tue-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Program hours vary
Dates: Summer Hours: Jun-Sep (Labour Day): Mon-Fri 8:30am-4pm
Executives: Wendy Palen - Executive Director
Contacts: Kim Bidwell - Centre Manager

About Us

Home support services to assist seniors and adults with disabilities to maintain their independence in their own homes * services include recreation centre, meals on wheels, foot care clinics, transportation and equipment loans


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