Personal care and daily living

Services that help with daily living such as meal preparation, home maintenance, or personal grooming

Canada-wide
British Columbia
  • Ministry of Health - Adult Day Services: Adult day services providing supportive group programs and activities in the community.
  • Meals on Wheels: In addition to providing a hot meal, volunteers offer the comfort of a friendly visit and the reassurance of a check in.on recipients. Care BC’s program also includes a Chinese Meals on Wheels service, delivered by Chinese-speaking volunteers.
Alberta
Saskatchewan
Manitoba
Ontario
Quebec
  • Services Québec - Meals on Wheels: Meals on Wheels delivers hot meals to the homes of seniors and people living with a permanent or temporary loss of autonomy. Home visits by Meals on Wheels volunteers also provide clients with companionship.
  • Services Québec - Programs and Services for Seniors: This guide contains information on the different programs and services for seniors, offered by government departments and agencies.
New Brunswick
Nova Scotia
Prince Edward Island
Newfoundland & Labrador
  • Meals on Wheels: This program not only provides a delivery of nutritious meals, but in some cases also provides a safety check, health status monitoring and social interaction.
  • Health and Community Services: A listing of community based services and the contact information for each region.
Nunavut
Northwest Territories
  • Seniors Handbook: This handbook offers a variety of resources related to daily living, including meals on wheels and seniors groups.
  • NWT Seniors Society: The NWT Seniors Society provides useful information about the resources and programs available for seniors in the NWT.
Yukon
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