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Seniors

Health & Wellness Resources

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Physical Activity & Fitness

Adult Group Fitness

We are so pleased to be connected with ConnectWell Health Centre for access to Physical Activity and Fitness programming.  All of their classes are FREE.  You can find out more information on their website.


Seniors' Centre Without Walls

Seniors' Centre without Walls

This is a fantastic program that is truly got something for everyone and the best part is you only need to have a telephone to access. 

The Renfrew & Area Seniors Home Support (one of our partners) Inc has put together some an amazing information package you view or share with others. >> Check it out here.

For July's Calender, click here

We would invite you to take a look at what else they are doing just down the road in Renfrew.  If you travel there or know someone else you does and would benefit from the programs and services they offer, make sure you share this info.  Friends help friends stay connected.

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The Frozen Meal Program

THE Frozen Meal Program

One of the challenges with daily living as an older adult is FOOD.

FOOD Buying         ~                 FOOD Preparing           ~          FOOD Cooking

Who may benefit from this service

  • It can be challenging to make nutritious meals for 1 (One) or 2 (Two) people.  
  • Those who may require help with meals as they recover from illness or injury
  • Those who may not be able to prepare their own meals.
  • Those with specific dietary needs - diabetic, low sodium 

We would invite you to check out the The Frozen Meal Program.  It is nutritious and economical. $6/meal.  It is easy to order to try a few. 

PSST, once we can open and host in person events ~ we are going to host a taste testing time for our frozen meals. More information to comelaugh

Questions??? Reach out by phone @ 833-582-7004 or by email: seniors@whitewaterregion.ca

There are 2 Menu's to choose from.  Griffith Farms  & Apetito

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pdf fileApetito Menu
Apetito has been working with Carefor & Renfrew & Area Home Supports for some time. These frozen meals have been enjoyed by many older adults.
pdf fileGriffith Farms
Local family farm located in Renfrew County does the buying, prepping and putting together delicious meals. With 24 options that are low sodium, low fat and no sugar added!

Volunteering

Grocery Shopping and Delivery Volunteer

We are looking to establish a list of volunteers who would be willing to do grocery shopping and delivery for Seniors within Whitewater Region.

If this is of interest and you would like to be added to our list of volunteers, reach out to Andrea McIntyre, Seniors Liaison Coordinator.

Email:  seniors@whitewaterregion.ca or Call: 833-582-7004

Or you can complete this online volunteer registration form


Building Our Age Friendly Community

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Our top priority for our Seniors in Whitewater Region is to build an Age Friendly Community that encompasses as many programs and services that we can.  It is important to make mention that building and creating this community can not be fully accomplished without truly hearing what your needs are.  The slogan "Nothing About Us without Us" rings true, we need you to let us know what matters to you.  

We would love to receive your insights, comments and suggestion to what would make Whitewater Region the very best Age Friendly Community that it can be.  Learn More>>


Transportation

IMPORTANT TO NOTE

Our non urgent transportation program offers flexible and affordable transportation to help individuals unable to access other means of transportation to local and out of town medical appointments. There is a fee for this service.

Please allow at least 2 business days to process your request.


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Updates and News

Site is OPEN

We are OPEN!  The Whitewater Seniors Home Support and Active Living project has a storefront site.  

Our Location is 1765 Beachburg Road (former Scotiabank).  Look for our sign. 

Thanks to the Horticultural Society of Beachburg who planted the wonderful flower bed and to Krueger Signs for the wonderful new sign. 

This site will be open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 am –3pm.  

Drop In  (Covid safety measures in effect) OR call 833-582-7004

**Leave a message anytimelaugh, and we will return your call promptly** 

We are creating stronger partnerships with Carefor and Renfrew & Area Home Supports to increase access to transportation, frozen meal programs, friendly calling (until visits can be resumed). 

This is just the beginning of some of the programs we will offering to Seniors.  We will continue to link arms with many organizations throughout Whitewater Region and Renfrew County to continue to build on our Age Friendly Community. 


Pathway of Whitewater Seniors Development

The Seniors & Older Adults Task Force will serve in an information gathering and advocacy role to provide recommendations and advice to Council regarding the development and provision of services by the Township or partner organizations to those...
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pdf fileSeniors Community Needs Assessment and Age Friendly Plan
This document provides details on the work that has been done, needs assessment report and next steps to implement the Age Friendly Community Plan.
pdf fileAdditional Resources for creating Age Friendly Communities
A planning guide for municipalities and communities.