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Peterborough Regional Health Centre
Description: Regional Hospital serving Peterborough, Haliburton, Northumberland, and City of Kawartha Lakes.
Address: 1 Hospital Drive, Peterborough ON K9J 7C6 
Phone: 705-743-2121 
Website: www.prhc.on.ca
Peterborough City County Health Unit
Description: Many injuries, by older adults age 65 and over, can be predicted and prevented.  Falls are the leading cause of injury, responsible for deaths and are a main reason for admission to a nursing home.  Injuries for seniors can mean the difference between dependency requiring institutional care and good health with independent living in the community.  The Peterborough County-City Health Unit urges older adults and their caregivers to be safety conscious.  The PCCHU has an Older Adult link on their website with information for seniors.
Address: 10 Hospital Drive, Peterborough  ON  K9J 8M1
Phone: 705-743-1000 
Website: www.pcchu.ca
Peterborough Community Care Access Centre 
Description: CCAC is staffed by caring and knowledgeable professionals who will assess your needs, determine your requirements for care, answer your questions and develop a customized care plan that meets your individual needs. Then, if services are provided to you by your CCAC, we’ll arrange for quality health-care professionals – nurses, physiotherapists, social workers, registered dieticians, occupational therapists, speech therapist and personal support workers – to provide a range of care and supportive services to help support you at home and help you enjoy the best possible quality of life.
Address: Peterborough Branch, 700 Clonsilla Avenue, Suite 202, Peterborough, ON  K9J 5Y3
Phone: 705-743-2212
Website: www.ccac-ont.ca
St. Joseph's at Fleming 
Description: A non-profit, long-term care facility offering 200 long-term care beds.  Nursing care, pastoral care, dietary services, social/therapeutic activities, and volunteer services promote the well-being and happiness of residents as well as support to their families.
Address: 659 Brealey Drive, Peterborough  ON  K9K 2R8
Phone: 705-743-4744
Website:  http://stjosephsatfleming.com
Victoria Order of Nurses 
Description: Provides quality health and community support services to the most vulnerable members of the community to enable them to live independently.    Services offered include visiting nursing, shift nursing, palliative care nursing, nurse practitioner clinics, foot care services,  in home respite program, adult day programs, exercise program for seniors, Neighbours helping Neighbours education program, and Elder Abuse awareness training.
Address:

360 George Street North, Suite 25 (Lower Level), Peterborough  ON  K9H 7E7

Phone: 705-745-9155
Website: www.von.ca
Abuse Prevention of Older Adults Network 
Description:

Works to empower victims and offers education, information and advocacy on the issue of elder abuse.  Volunteers are recruited, screened, trained and placed by the VON.   Dedicated to the prevention of older adult abuse. VON Canada – Peterborough, Victoria & Haliburton

Address: 360 George Street North, Suite 25, Peterborough  ON  K9H 7E7
Phone: 705-745-9155
 Crisis Phone: 705-742-7778
Website: www.apoan.org
Alzheimer Society of Peterborough and Area 
Description: The mission of the Alzheimer Society of Peterborough is to improve the quality of life for people with Alzheimer disease or a related dementia and their care partners. Services include:  Information, individual and group support and education for persons with dementia and caregivers, assistance with referrals to services, resource library. Education sessions and speakers are available for educational organizations, service clubs, church groups, and businesses.
Address:

183 Simcoe Street, Peterborough  ON  K9H 2H6

Phone: 705-748-5131
Website: www.alzheimerjourney.ca 
Arthritis Society (The) 
Description: Provides physiotherapy and occupational therapy assessments and treatment for anyone with arthritis.  Clients can learn about pain management, medication, exercises that reduce stiffness, increase strength and improve fitness, energy conservation and joint protection, ways to cope with the emotional impact of arthritis, how their families can help, ways to adapt their homes and workplaces…
Address:

159 King Street, Suite 203B, Peterborough  ON  K9J 2R8

Phone: 705-742-7191
Website: www.arthritis.ca
Canadian Hearing Society (the) 
Description: Offers counselling services for deaf, deafened and hard of hearing individuals, couples and their families.  Presentations and workshops to increase public awareness of mental health and wellness needs of deaf, deafened and hard of hearing people.
Address:

315 Reid Street, Peterborough  ON  K9J 3R2

Phone: 705-743-1573
Website: www.chs.ca
Canadian National Institute for the Blind 
Description: Provides community-based support and knowledge ensure blind and partially sighted Canadians have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life.  To do that, we work with clients in their own homes and communities, providing a range of programs and services that help people overcome the challenges of sight loss, increase their independence and achieve their goals.
Community Care Peterborough 
Description: Provides services that support independence and promote peace of mind for seniors, their families and for adults with physical challenges who live in the City and County of Peterborough.
Address: 185 Hunter Street East, Peterborough  ON  K9H 0H1
Phone: 705-742-7067
Website: www.commcareptbo.org

Helix Hearing Care Centre 

Description: Offers patients the finest hearing care available from highly trained, audiologists, and hearing instrument specialists. Our professionals are able to utilize the most advanced technologies and are given excellent support and on-going training to ensure they provide consistent and respectful treatment.
Address: 147 Hunter Street East, Peterborough  ON  K9H 1G7
Phone: 705-745-3244
Website: www.helixhca.com
Home Instead Senior Care 
Description: A non-medical provider of companionship home help services, respite care, and some personal care for seniors.  Provides meal preparation, light housekeeping, medication reminders, incidental transportation, and family caregiver relief.
Address: 187 Sherbrooke Street, Peterborough  ON  K9J 2N2
Phone: 705-748-6389
Website: www.homeinstead.com
Meals on Wheels 
Description: Provides delivery of hot, nutritious, ready-to-eat full-course meals.  Frozen meals can be ordered and heated at your convenience. Special diets can be accommodated. Fee for service.
Address: 185 Hunter Street East, Peterborough  ON  K9H 0H1
Phone: 705-742-7067
Website: www.commcareptbo.org
ProHome Health Services
Description: Provides a range of services from professional nursing and personal care to providing escorts to appointments for clients and their families.  Also offers assistance with household management, shopping and meal preparation.
Address: 700 Clonsilla Avenue, Suite 201, Peterborough ON K9J 5Y3
Phone: 705-742-7751
Website: www.wecare.ca/prohome
Psychiatric Assessment Services for the Elderly 
Description: A service for individuals who are experiencing a mental health problem.  Includes assessment, consultation, co-ordination, education, and liaison. 
Address: 11 Hospital Drive, Peterborough  ON  K9J 7C6
Phone: 705-876-5076
Website: http://www.prhc.on.ca/cms/psychiatric-assessment-services-for-the-elderly-pase
Rest Assure Respite & Eldercare Services for Seniors 
Description: Provides in-home respite care services to support a dependent person and to allow family care givers to take time out.
Phone: 705-749-4940
Canadian Diabetes Association
Description: Canadian Diabetes Association - Kawarthas Branch Description:  Our office is open to the general public from 10 am to 4 pm on weekdays.  We provide plenty of resources and information to people and their families living with diabetes.  We have an excellent library and hold monthly support sessions as well as informative supermarket tour.
Address: 768 Victory Cres., Peterborough ON, K9J 4T6
Phone: 705-742-2733
Arrowhead Custom Care - Private Company
Description: I would like to introduce a new service for seniors or people with limited abilities. I offer professional personalized services such as respite, shopping, social events ,and accompaniment on errands or appointments. For more information contact Arrowhead Custom Care, Enjoy your independence, stay at home!
Address: arrowheadcustomcare@hotmail.ca
Phone: 705-743-9762
Website: Coming soon...
Hear Right Canada
Description: Hear Right Canada provides access to quality hearing care at low prices.  Hearing tests, adjustments and cleaning are always free and Hear Right Canada offers the best prices on Hearing Aids with the newest technology from Major Brands.
Address: 1600 Lansdowne Street West, Peterborough, ON K9J 7C7
Phone: 705-874-3333
Website: www.hearrightcanada.ca 
Geriatric Assessment and Intervention Network (GAIN Clinic)
Description: Provides comprehensive geriatric assessments for frail seniors in Peterborough and surrounding area.  Assessment recommendations are aimed at keeping seniors living safely and independently in their homes.  Referrals must be signed by a physician or nurse practitioner. 
Address: Peterborough Regional Health Centre Medical Outpatients, GAIN Clinic, 1 Hospital Drive, Peterborough, ON K9J 7C6
Phone: 705-876-5021
Fax: 705-876-5058