Parkdale Golden Age Foundation has a team of hardworking, passionate and skilled health-care professionals that are dedicated to providing various services to those we serve. We aim to provide seniors and their families with the best possible service to help improve their quality of life.
Our Home Support services are designed to make managing living alone a little easier. Our staff understand the importance of maintaining the physical well-being of our clients as well as how important it is to ensure that our clients feel safe and secure in their own environment. We want to make certain that our client's safety and privacy are not affected by the challenges of performing any of their daily activities.
We provide assistance in various activities such as:
● Light cleaning (i.e. vacuuming, dusting, etc.)
● Doing laundry
● Escorting clients to medical appointments
● Light meal preparations
Personal Care Support
Our Personal Care Support Service provides our clients with the personal care that they need while allowing them to enjoy the independence of living in their own home.
Our well-trained staff assist our clients in various activities such as:
● Personal Hygiene
To request either Home Support or Personal Care Support, please contact our office to speak with our Home Support Coordinator to book a home assessment. After the home assessment has been conducted, a regular schedule will be arranged with a Personal Support Worker(s) (PSW) who will be visiting on the agreed day(s) and time each week.
If you are currently receiving this service and would like to request schedule changes, please do not hesitate to contact us at any time.
There is a fee involved with our Home Support/Personal Care Support services. If you would like more information about this specific program and our fees please feel free to contact us.
Our Respite Care Services are designed to provide dependable in-home relief and support for a spouse or another family member from their caregiver role. This service allows the client to receive the care that is needed in their normal environment giving them a sense of security. In turn, our well-trained Personal Support Workers (PSW) become well accustomed to the clients needs and routines to minimize the client's discomfort in their environment.
Requesting This Service
To request Respite Care, please contact our office to speak with our Respite Care Services Supervisor to book a home assessment. After the home assessment has been conducted, a regular schedule will be arranged with a Personal Support Worker(s) (PSW) who will visit the client on the agreed day(s) and time each week. Please note that each visit must be a minimum of two (2) hours in length.
Home Support and Personal Care Support services are offered to our clients in correspondence with our Respite Care Service.
There is a fee involved with our Respite Care service. Please feel free to contact us at any time to find out more details about the service and our fees.
Sometimes living in a large city such as Toronto can get very lonely, especially if you're a senior or a person with disabilities with family members that have jobs and/or attend school which requires them to be away from home very often. Parkdale Golden Age Foundation's Friendly Visiting program allows seniors and persons with disabilities who feel isolated and/or have medical conditions to create friendships while providing them with emotional support. Regularly scheduled visits can help to decrease isolation and increase the client's feeling of security and social contact.
Safety or Telephone Assurance Check
We also provide a Safety or Telephone Assurance Check service. This service helps to reassure Seniors and Persons with Disabilities about their safety and help them feel a sense of security while living on their own.
Requesting This Service
To request Friendly Visiting and/or Safety or Telephone Assurance Check, please contact our office and speak with a representative.
As part of this service, we recruit enthusiastic volunteers who devote their time to visiting and accompany various clients around the community. If you would like to become a volunteer, please refer to our volunteers page.
Our congregate dining program provides hot, nutritious meals at various locations around Toronto. This program provides our clients with a healthy meal that often include bread and butter, tea, coffee, juice, soup, various different entrees and delicious desserts that are prepared by our team of professionally-trained cooks and staff. Parkdale Golden Age Foundation's dining program is a great opportunity for seniors around the community to gather together for delightful conversation with friends while enjoying their dinner.
Please call our office or the individual locations listed below for reservations, dining schedules and ticket prices.
The following are the Congregate Dining Sites:
North Toronto Memorial Community Center
200 Eglinton Avenue West
Tel: (416)-486-2390 (POINT Office)
|Parkdale Golden Age Foundation|
27 Roncesvalles Avenue, Suite 401
|May Robinson Apartments|
20 West Lodge Avenue
|Humber Valley Seniors|
45 Ludstone Drive
Joseph Piccininni Community Center
1369 St. Clair Avenue West
Church of the Nativity
10 Sewells Road
245 Dunn Avenue
55 Rankin Crescent
Loyola Arrupe Centre for Seniors
1709 Bloor Street West
Many Seniors find themselves with little to do after they have retired. It's important that elderly people keep themselves active physically, mentally and socially to help them maintain a healthy mind and body. As we grow older, the risks of being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, dementia, heart attacks, strokes, and diabetes increase. Staying active can help seniors to decrease their chances of receiving these diseases.
Parkdale Golden Age Foundation is a designated Elderly Persons Centre and provides various social and recreational activities for Seniors in the community. They allow our clients to build new friendships with others in the community as well as provide them with mental and physical activities. Our staff understand the importance of staying active as you age. Some of the activities we provide include:
● Tai Chi
● Outings and day trips
● Floral Arrangements
● Health Promotion/Health Presentations on various topics
If you have any questions about our Social Recreational Activities program and would like to receive a copy of our monthly calendar of events, please contact us for more information.
If you are unable to attend any of our social recreational programs, there are many things you can do at home to stay active. Gardening and light house cleaning are some activities that keep a person moving while activities such as reading, building a puzzle, playing cards, and writing allow a person to relax while participating in leisure activities.
The Community Access Program provides people with affordable public access to computers and the internet. The program was founded in 1994 initially with funding from the Government of Canada which was focused on rural communities where the internet access was limited. As rural communities became better equipped with computers and internet, access to the program was expanded to a larger group.
Objectives of the Community Access Program
● To provide affordable public internet access, skills training and access to related services
● To coach and help individuals gain knowledge on how to use the different services that are available through
Our Community Access Program
Our Community Access Program provides instruction on how to use the computer, related software, as well as surfing the internet. We provide instruction on the following:
● Basic operations such as using the mouse, turning on and shutting off the computer
● Using a printer/scanner
● Using software applications (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
● How to send and receive your emails
If you have any questions about the services we offer or would like to book an appointment feel free to contact us.
The Government of Canada provided funding for this program.
The Malvern After School Intergenerational Program (MASIP) is an after school program provided by Parkdale Golden Age Foundation for the children and youth living in the Malvern area in Toronto, Ontario. This program aims to help children and youth avoid youth violence and provide them a safe place to go while enjoying various activities. We provide them with activities that help them stay active, receive assistance with homework and assignments, develop friendships, and gain confidence. Seniors volunteer to mentor the children and youth while assisting staff at the program.
Church of Nativity: Nativity Hall
10 Sewells Road