(Aging in place)
Did you know?
Of people over 65 want to age at home for as long as they safely and independently can*
Of Canadian Seniors are at risk of social isolation which is related to serious negative health effects and lower quality of life**
Of the Canadian population 65 and older live alone***
At Connective Care we want to support your day-to-day successes. Sometimes, you just need a little bit of help. We are driven to improve your outcome by focussing on services that promote:
Aging in place, independence, and life enrichment from a psychosocial and client centered approach.
Connective Care will assist you with your day- to -day life by providing hands on support and connecting you to services that will make your life easier by enhancing all areas of your life as required (social, emotional, physical, spiritual etc). We will meet with you and create an individualized plan.
Day-to-day services include:
Consultation and coaching. Certified Professional Aging Consultant® Certified Dementia Care Provider®
- Completing a needs assessment and connecting you to the most appropriate services which will meet your needs.
- Home safety assessment and recommendations along with follow up. Certified Senior Home Safety Specialist™
Respite and companionship with a focus on strength development through activities such as puzzles, meal prep. planning. Ask about access to subscription services like Spotify and Netflix along with the latest magazines and newspapers – we will provide technology if needed
Assistance with getting groceries and putting them away
- Arrange for transportation to appointments, social activities etc
Assist with medical appointments, in person and via Zoom. If required, we will provide technology to attend virtual appointments and set everything up for you!
Accompaniment other appointments to provide advocacy, support, etc
Before and after surgery support and planning
Transition Planning (for example, when discharged from hospital or moving into a retirement community or a long term care home).
- Assisting with managing paperwork, making appointments, etc
Ask about our kits – which can include:
Basic Needs Kit (toilet paper, paper towels, dish soap, etc)
Activity Kit- (which can include; recent magazine, recent paper back, latest newspaper, crossword puzzle, etc)
Kits may include products from local merchants.
*National Institute on Aging
**Social Isolation of Seniors, canada.ca