How we can help you

donate_-_groceries.jpgDuring this critical time of need, SPRINT Senior Care has put several measures in place to respond to the needs of seniors in our community. We acted quickly to make sure that basic needs such as food security were being addressed. 

SPRINT Senior Care’s COVID-19 Community Response Team has launched several new initiatives to provide support to seniors in the community, including food deliveries and virtual wellness programs. For more information on how we can help you or your loved one during the COVID-19 pandemic, please see the list below.

If you are interested in signing up for any of these programs, please call our Information Desk 
at 416-481-0669 ext. 1225

FOOD SECURITY

  • Meals on Wheels: Nutritious hot and frozen meals available for delivery 7 days a week. (Low cost)
  • Food bank: Support for seniors who are struggling to afford or access food and other essentials. (Free of charge)
  • Grocery delivery: We will shop for you and deliver the groceries to your door (Client pays for groceries; free delivery)
  • Hygiene kit delivery: Support for seniors who are struggling to afford or access items such as shampoo, soap and toothpaste. (Free of charge)
  • Free meal program: Fresh meals delivered to your door – at no cost to you. Thanks to a partnership between AlayaCare and Freshii, and to other generous donors, SPRINT Senior Care is delivering meals from Freshii, MLSE, and more. (Free of charge)

TRANSPORTATION

  • Rides: To essential medical appointments. To better protect both clients and staff, SPRINT Senior Care is installing safety shields in all of our vehicles. (Low cost)

IN THE COMMUNITY

  • Personal care: Personal Support Workers assist clients in their home with personal care such as bathing and dressing. (Cost varies)  
  • Respite care: Temporary relief to support wellness for caregivers (Cost varies) 
  • Pharmacy/Medication delivery: We will pick up and deliver pre-paid prescriptions. (Free of charge)

VIRTUAL PROGRAMS AND SUPPORT

  • Gentle exercise classes: Participate in a class with a live exercise instructor, through Zoom video conferencing, or join in later with YouTube, 5 days a week. (Free of charge)
  • Virtual social gatherings: An opportunity to chat with others through Zoom video conferencing or teleconference, 3 days a week (Free of charge) 
  • Counselling and support: Our social workers stay connected to our clients by providing support and counselling over the phone. (Free of charge)
  • Wellness checks: Volunteers call seniors to check in and ensure they are safe and help them stay socially connected. (Free of charge)

SUSPENDED PROGRAMS

  • Adult Day Program (1 William Morgan Dr.)
  • Homemaking