Nutrition for Seniors

Making healthy, nutritious, daily meals can be difficult for several reasons. Often, for seniors, or those with disabilities, getting out to go grocery shopping or the simple act of cooking may be difficult. Dexterity can be an issue or mobility. Or, it may be that cooking and eating a full meal alone just isn’t appealing. It may not always be apparent right away that someone needs help with meals. Signs to look for include: rotting and past-due food in the fridge, or a fridge or pantry that is empty or not stocked with healthy essentials. Also - watch for dishes and pans being consistently left in the sink or on countertops - this could mean someone is losing the strength to lift them in and out of cupboards. Multiple cuts on hands and fingers may mean that cutting skills are becoming shaky. Do you have a family member or friend who can continue to live independently, but may need help with daily meals? Are you looking for affordable meal delivery service for yourself? Or do you, or someone you know need to find short-term or temporary meal delivery following a surgery or sickness? There are many options available, and we are here to help you find them.

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Senior and Elder Care

Tai Chi for Seniors

Sports Nutrition

Caregivers to Seniors

Fitness and Nutrition

Senior housing

Senior Services

Living Food Nutrition

Gay Seniors 50 and Older

Appleby United Church - East Burlington Seniors Lunch

Nutritious lunch for seniors provides an opportunity for fellowship and socialization, occasional speakers or entertainment
* provided in partnership with four other local churches (Holy Cross Lutheran, Pineland Baptist, St. Elizabeth's Anglican and St. Patrick's Catholic)

St. Matthew's House - Seniors Drop-In Centre - 460 Wentworth St - Seniors Drop-In Centre

Program provides a casual space for seniors to gather and socialize with an emphasis on low-income seniors who are vulnerable, potentially isolated or are living in at-risk conditions. Also offering light breakfast and lunch daily, TV, movies, newspapers, books, games and a free weekly chair exercise program. Provides referrals to internal services at St. Matthew’s House or external organizations or agencies that provide financial assistance, legal aid, housing, medical treatment and other services. Outreach workers provide friendly visiting to seniors at home for health and safety checks, and assist seniors in crisis situations.

St. Matthew's House - Seniors Drop-In Centre - 460 Wentworth St - Seniors Drop-In Centre

Program provides a casual space for seniors to gather and socialize with an emphasis on low-income seniors who are vulnerable, potentially isolated or are living in at-risk conditions. Also offering light breakfast and lunch daily, TV, movies, newspapers, books, games and a free weekly chair exercise program. Provides referrals to internal services at St. Matthew’s House or external organizations or agencies that provide financial assistance, legal aid, housing, medical treatment and other services. Outreach workers provide friendly visiting to seniors at home for health and safety checks, and assist seniors in crisis situations.

Boys and Girls Clubs of Hamilton - McQuesten Senior's Program - 785 Britannia Ave

Program provides a variety of activities and programs to promote enjoyment and well being for older adults and retirees. Offering bingo, euchre and more. Also, fitness and strength training, speaker events on topics relevant to seniors and pot luck lunches.

Boys and Girls Clubs of Hamilton - McQuesten Senior's Program - 785 Britannia Ave

Program provides a variety of activities and programs to promote enjoyment and well being for older adults and retirees. Offering bingo, euchre and more. Also, fitness and strength training, speaker events on topics relevant to seniors and pot luck lunches.

North BurLINKton Community Group - North BurLINKton Neighbourhood Project - 55+ Lunch - Burlington Christian Fellowship

Free lunch for seniors at Burlington Christian Fellowship Church, 2045 Mountainside Dr, Burlington * call to confirm

Seniors for Seniors

Offers mature companions who assist seniors in the following capacities:
* Personal and homemaking companions
* Driver companions
* Live-in companions
* Overnight assistance
* House cleaners
* Drop-in companions
* In-home personal support

United Senior Citizens of Ontario - Burlington Club 9 - Mailing Address

Seniors social club primarily for cards (bridge and euchre)
* refreshments served after card games
* hosts annual Christmas dinner and windup dinner

Seniors for Seniors

Offers mature companions who assist seniors in the following capacities:
* Personal and homemaking companions
* Driver companions
* Live-in companions
* Overnight assistance
* House cleaners
* Drop-in companions
* In-home personal support

Compass Community Health - Seniors Community Kitchen

Program offering north end senior residents, and senior clients of the centre, who wish to learn about nutrition, increase skills around budgeting and food purchasing, and socialize in a healthy environment.

Homewell Senior Care

Staffing:
* Personal Support Workers (PSW)
* companionship workers

Staffing hours:
* hourly
* overnight
* live-in

* Veterans Affairs Canada approved Veterans Independence Program (VIP) provider

1. In Home Assistance
Friendly visiting

Alzheimer/dementia care

Homemaker assistance:
* menu planning
* budgeting
* shopping
* in-home meal preparation
* light housekeeping

Personal care:
* personal hygiene
* dressing
* toileting
* changing beds
* nutrition/food preparation
* medication reminders
* hair care

Dog walking

2. Errands and Appointments
* errand running/shopping assistance
* escort programs
* medical appointments transportation

3. Other Home Health Care Case Management
* long term home health care
* palliative care

Podiatry/foot care:
* general foot/nail care
* nail conditions
* diabetic foot care

4. Respite
* adult respite care

Homewell Senior Care

Staffing:
* Personal Support Workers (PSW)
* companionship workers

Staffing hours:
* hourly
* overnight
* live-in

* Veterans Affairs Canada approved Veterans Independence Program (VIP) provider

1. In Home Assistance
Friendly visiting

Alzheimer/dementia care

Homemaker assistance:
* menu planning
* budgeting
* shopping
* in-home meal preparation
* light housekeeping

Personal care:
* personal hygiene
* dressing
* toileting
* changing beds
* nutrition/food preparation
* medication reminders
* hair care

Dog walking

2. Errands and Appointments
* errand running/shopping assistance
* escort programs
* medical appointments transportation

3. Other Home Health Care Case Management
* long term home health care
* palliative care

Podiatry/foot care:
* general foot/nail care
* nail conditions
* diabetic foot care

4. Respite
* adult respite care