Health Services

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Please note: as an essential service, Community Care Peterborough continues to provide food-related support to older adults and people with disabilities in our community during the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information about Meals on Wheels and Food Delivery programs please visit Community Care's website or call 705-775-3083 ext. 207.

Community agencies, governments and health organizations provide health services that help keep seniors healthy and engaged in our community.

Peterborough Regional Health Centre

Peterborough Regional Health Centre is a regional hospital serving Peterborough, Haliburton, Northumberland, and City of Kawartha Lakes.

  • 1 Hospital Dr., Peterborough ON K9J 7C6
  • 705-743-2121

Peterborough Public Health

Peterborough Public Health offers a wide range of programs and services for residents of the City and County of Peterborough as well as Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations.

  • 185 King St., Peterborough ON
  • 705-743-1000

Central East Local Health Integration Network

The Local Health Integration Network will get you the care you need in your home and in the community. This care is focused on optimizing your health and independence; supporting you through a health-care transition (for example, from hospital to home); or providing care following an illness or compromised health status. They are a caring team of health professionals who can provide support in your home, at school, or in the community.

  • Peterborough Branch, 700 Clonsilla Ave., Suite 202, Peterborough, ON K9J 5Y3
  • 705-743-2212

Victorian Order of Nurses

The Victorian Order of Nurses 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.

  • 360 George St. N, Suite 25 (Lower Level), Peterborough ON K9H 7E7
  • 705-745-9155

Peterborough Elder Abuse Prevention Network

The Peterborough Elder Abuse Prevention Network's mission is to be leaders in the development of an integrated and collaborative strategy to address the prevention of elder abuse in Peterborough City and County through networking, information sharing, raising awareness.

Goals - To foster active collaboration with community groups and individuals having similar objectives and goals. To maintain and support the collaborative, coordinated and effective community response to the abuse of older persons across Peterborough, using a standard community protocol. To advocate for government policies at all levels of government that strengthen Peterborough's community response to elder abuse. To actively engage in education and outreach initiatives to enhance the awareness of elder abuse.

  • 705-876-1122 ext.327

Alzheimer Society of Peterborough and Area

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.

  • 183 Simcoe St., Peterborough ON K9H 2H6
  • 705-748-5131

The Arthritis Society

The Arthritis Society 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.

  • 159 King St., Suite 203B, Peterborough ON K9J 2R8
  • 705-742-7191

The Canadian Hearing Society

The Canadian Hearing Society 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.

  • 315 Reid St., Peterborough ON K9J 3R2
  • 705-743-1573

Vision Loss Rehab (formerly CNIB)

Vision Loss Rehab 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.

Community Care Peterborough

Community Care Peterborough 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.

Community Care also provides the Meals on Wheels program that delivers hot, nutritious, ready-to-eat, full-course meals as well as frozen meals. Meals on Wheels is a fee-for-service program.

  • 185 Hunter St. E.
  • 705-742-7067

Canadian Diabetes Association

Canadian Diabetes Association - Kawarthas Branch Description: Its office is open to the general public from 10 am to 4 pm on weekdays. It provides of resources and information to people and their families living with diabetes. It offers a library and holds monthly support sessions as well as informative supermarket tour.

  • 768 Victory Cres., Peterborough ON, K9J 4T6
  • 705-742-2733

Geriatric Assessment and Intervention Network (GAIN Clinic)

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.

  • Peterborough Regional Health Centre Medical Outpatients, GAIN Clinic, 1 Hospital Drive, Peterborough, ON K9J 7C6
  • 705-876-5021

Metis Nation of Ontario Aging at Home Program

The MNO Aging at Home Program assists Indigenous seniors (55 years of age or older) to continue living independently at home. Supports include home care (light housekeeping, laundry, and bath preparation), friendly visits to help with loneliness, scheduling transportation for community errands, contracting services for lawn maintenance and snow removal, and coordinating with other support services in order to promote health and wellbeing. Our focus is on supporting independence, providing practical solutions, and caring for our elders.

  • 340 Charlotte St., Peterborough, ON
  • 705-876-8977