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Toronto Central Homecare Resources

At Premier Homecare Services Toronto Central, we understand the need for home health care can sometimes sneak up on you, catching you off guard. There is so much to know… and how do you get started?

We have created this section to help you. Here are the resources in your area related to home health care, categorized for your convenience. You are not alone.

Age Comfort

Age Comfort

AgeComfort is a leading online source for Comfort Products. These include Daily Living Aids, Mobility Aids, Incontinence, Vitamins & Supplements and Health Care Products.

www.agecomfort.com

Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse

Canadian Network for the prevention of elder abuse

We are devoted to protecting Canadian seniors.

www.cnpea.ca

CARP

CARP

CARP takes pride in protecting the rights, interests and quality of life for aging Canadians. Our goal is to eliminate things like discrimination, lack of financial security, and create an increased access to health care by promoting social change.

www.carp.ca

Keller Williams

Keller Williams

Looking for a new place to live? Keller Williams Realty has experience dealing with a number of situations, including estates and downsizing. We take pride in being a full service brokerage and can help you with all your real estate needs.

www.kellerwilliamsrealty.ca/kwca

Ontario Seniors' Secretariat

Ontario Seniors' Secretariat

Get more information on Government of Canada's support for seniors as well as the Minister of State (Seniors).

www.seniors.gc.ca/eng/index.shtml

Resources for Seniors and Caregivers

Resources for Seniors and Caregivers

This handy little book is loaded with useful articles and even some unusual but interesting tips for seniors. If you need help with elder care, try out this free resource!

www.helpshere.com

The Care Guide Source for Seniors

The Care Guide Source for Seniors

The choices for senior living situations can be overwhelming to anyone. This easy-to-use resource is a great way to learn more about this sensitive subject. Here, you can see the wide selection of senior housing available in your area, as well as tips for living safer at home and what your home care options are.

www.thecareguide.ca

Alliance Hospice

Alliance Hospice

Devoted to helping people deal with bereavement, death and advanced illness.

alliancehospice.com

Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association

Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association

A Canadian voice advocating for and advancing the quality of end-of-life care, which Hospice Palliative Care is working toward. Learn about awareness, public education and public policy.

www.chpca.net

Canadian Virtual Hospice

Canadian Virtual Hospice

A reliable support system for those who may be dealing with end-of-life or palliative care.

www.virtualhospice.ca

Hospice Toronto

Hospice Toronto

Recognized as a leader in improving the quality of life for individuals living with a life-threatening illness. Hospice Toronto provides and facilitates access to quality hospice services while also enhancing the visibility of palliative care in the community.

www.hospicetoronto.ca

Living Lessons

Living Lessons

A national initiative to increase awareness of hospice palliative care and end-of-life services in Canada.

Living Lessons

Alzheimer Society Toronto

Alzheimer Society Toronto

Dedicated to providing support services for people with Alzheimer's disease, related dementias, their families and caregivers.

alz.to

DASN International

DASN International

Toronto Dementia Network

Toronto Dementia Network

Provides dementia related programs and services in Toronto.

tdn.alz.to

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

Committed to support research towards a cure for ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) and supports provincial ALS societies to build public awareness about the disease and its impact.

www.als.ca

Canadian Cancer Society

Canadian Cancer Society

A national community-based organization of volunteers, whose mission is based on the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life for those living with the disease.

www.cancer.ca/en

Canadian Diabetes Association

Canadian Diabetes Association

Leading the fight by supporting people with diabetes to live healthy lives, while working to find a cure.

www.diabetes.ca

Canadian Hearing Society

Canadian Hearing Society

Provides services aiming to enhance the independence of deaf, deafened and hard of hearing people. Also encourages prevention of hearing loss.

www.chs.ca

Canadian Mental Health Association

Canadian Mental Health Association

A nation-wide, charitable organization promoting the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness.

www.cmha.ca

Canadian Red Cross

Canadian Red Cross

Missioned to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world.

www.redcross.ca

Central Eglington Community Centre

Central Eglington Community Centre

Providing programs and services to meet the diverse and changing needs of the local community. Includes programs for seniors, adults, a variety of children's programs, and a Family Resource Centre.

www.centraleglinton.com

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Combines clinical care, research, education, policy and health promotion to transform the lives of people affected by mental health and addiction issues.

www.camh.ca

CNIB

CNIB

Provides community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure blind and partially sighted Canadians have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life.

www.cnib.ca

Hair Cuts On Wheels

Hair Cuts On Wheels

Their mobile hair salon helps people look great at home, in the hospital, or at retirement residences.

www.haircutsonwheels.ca

HealthLocal.ca

HealthLocal.ca

Health Local is the trusted resource connecting Canadians with local health professionals. Designed to help you find a Health Professional near you, Health Local features engaging articles, videos and tips from your local health professionals.

www.health-local.com/businesses

Heart & Stroke Foundation

Heart & Stroke Foundation

Striving to be your most reliable source of heart disease and stroke information in Canada.

www.heartandstroke.com

Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

Dedicated to finding a cure for Multiple Sclerosis and enabling people affected by MS to enhance their quality of life.

www.mssociety.ca

Ontario Women's Health Network

Ontario Women's Health Network

Promotes women's health by linking women to relevant tools and resources, and by providing channels to voice women's health concerns.

www.owhn.on.ca/en

Osteoporosis Canada

Osteoporosis Canada

Committed to educate, empower, and support individuals and communities in the prevention and treatment of Osteoporosis.

www.osteoporosis.ca

Spinal Cord Injury Ontario

Spinal Cord Injury Ontario

To assist persons with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities to achieve independence, self-reliance and full community participation.

www.sciontario.org

Supporting Canadians with Parkinson's

Supporting Canadians with Parkinson's

To find a cure for Parkinson's through research, education, advocacy and support services.

www.parkinson.ca

The Athritis Society

The Athritis Society

Searching for the underlying causes and subsequent cures for arthritis while promoting the best possible care and treatment for people with arthritis.

www.arthritis.ca

The Lung Association

The Lung Association

Assists, educates, and empowers individuals living with or caring for others with lung disease through many lung health programs and services.

www.lungontario.ca

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Canada Mortgage & Housing Corporation

Supporting independence for seniors through home adaptation.

www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca

Canadian Caregiver Coalition

Canadian Caregiver Coalition

The Canadian Caregiver Coalition provides leadership in identifying and responding to the needs of caregivers in Canada.

www.carerscanada.ca

Community Care Access Centre

Community Care Access Centre

Helping people find their way through Ontario's healthcare system and understand their options.

healthcareathome.ca

Community Outreach Programs in Addictions

Community Outreach Programs in Addictions

Helping Toronto area seniors with addictions, through innovative and non-judgmental outreach programs.

www.copacommunity.ca

Health Canada

Health Canada

Providing resources for seniors through the Division of Aging and the National Advisory Council on Aging. For information on eldercare services and programs call The Government of Canada 1.800.622.6232.

www.hc-sc.gc.ca

Ontario

Ontario

Ontario's public healthcare system.

health.gov.on.ca

Ontario Seniors' Secretariat

Ontario Seniors' Secretariat

The Collaborative Senior's Political Network (CSPN) provides easy access for seniors, their families and service providers to important information.

www.seniors.gov.on.ca

POINT

POINT

Provides community information and referral in person and by telephone. POINT is also a local North Toronto resource database providing free internet and computer access.

www.pointinc.org

Toronto Transit Commision

Toronto Transit Commision

Providing services, schedules, maps, etc.

www.ttc.ca

Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

Premier Homecare Services are registered providers under the Veteran's Independence Program. VAC Health Identification Cards are accepted.

www.veterans.gc.ca