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Support & Safety

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Safety is a basic need of all individuals, and is especially important for seniors. Whether it be easy access to emergency care if necessary, or access to devices to help you get through daily life safely, the City of Peterborough has services at your finger tips.

See the below information to connect you to the services you need to stay safe.

Community Care Personal Distress Alarm (Emergency Response System) 
Description: A device worn by the client to summon assistance 24 hours a day if needed.  Alarms may be loaned to clients with a modest income.  A monthly monitoring fee applies.
Address: 185 Hunter Street East, Peterborough  ON  K9H 0H1
Phone: 705-742-7067
Website: www.commcareptbo.org
Community Care Telephone Reassurance Checks
Description: A short telephone call at a pre-arranged time will provide reassurance, a sense of security or send assistance when needed.
Address: 185 Hunter Street East, Peterborough  ON  K9H 0H1
Phone: 705-742-7067
Website: www.commcareptbo.org
Distress Aid Personal Alarms
Description:

Distress Aid is one of the only alarm companies in Peterborough to specialize in Personal Distress/Medical Alarms. It is the only service we focus on allowing Distress Aid to perfect our alarm systems so they meet the latest standards of the industry. While other companies may sell a variety of electronic security systems, Medical Alarms are not their top priority. Distress Aid’s goal is to provide the best quality products and services to the people that need them the most.

Phone: 705-742-5732
E-mail:  info@distressaid.ca
Website: www.distressaid.ca
Home Suite Home Transitions
Description: When it comes time to downsize or move don`t worry! We specialize in space planning, arranging appraisals, sale or donation of items, packing, helping you move, and settle in. Call for your free in-home consultation today. Home Suite Home Transitions is there for senior home transitions even when family is unavailable
Phone: 705-761-0018
Website: www.homesuitehometransitions.com
E-mail Address:   info@homesuitehometransitions.com
Peterborough Driving School 
Description: MTO approved provider, patient experienced Instructors.  Lessons for Seniors for upgrading skills
Address: Address:715 Crawford Dr #205
Phone: 705 873 7394
 E-Mail: kevin@peterboroughdrivingschool.ca
Website:

www.peterboroughdrivingschool.ca

Rick's Retiree Service 
Description: Rick's Retiree Service caters principally to retired homeowners in Peterborough and area and provides carpentry, renovation and painting services.  Rick has 20 years of union carpentry experience and is fully insured.
Phone: 705-931-9563
E-Mail: pickoloch@yahoo.ca
Seniors Dreams 
Description: Seniors Dreams is a registered charity serving the Peterborough area to provide low income seniors with modest wishes, low-cost rental of mobility assistive devices, and affordable, accessible transportation. 
E-mail: support@seniordreams.net
Phone: 705-772-7776
Website: www.seniorsdreams.org
Seniors Relocation Service
Description: Specializing in professional, compassionate moving services Seniors Relocation Services is dedicated to helping clients by capably managing the entire moving process. For a free, no obligation quote, call (705)768-2042. Charging half that of the traditional moving companies, you will be happy you contacted us.
Phone: 705-768-2042
E-mail: srs@bell.net