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Friends of the Family Senior Care

Contact Information
E-Mail seniorcare@familyfriend.ca
Website www.familyfriend.ca
Primary Contact Colleen Alberts, Owner; Phone: 519-836-4728; Email: colleen@familyfriend.ca
Alternate Contact Kelli Arppe, Owner; Phone: 519-837-3723; Email: kelli@familyfriend.ca
Located In Community Guelph
Physical Access Not Applicable
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Personal care service for seniors and their families.
Description (Service) Caregivers have extensive knowledge and experience working with frail elderly and seniors with different forms of dementia. Services include: 
* meal preparation, light housekeeping, laundry, shopping 
* personal care, escort to appointments, exercise  
* supported, individualized social activities 
* pet therapy 
* assistance with transition to a retirement or nursing home 
* information, resources and connection with other community services when needed 
* same caregiver at each visit to build consistent, reliable relationship
Hours Hours vary
Areas Served Elora ; Fergus ; Guelph ; Puslinch
Eligibility Older adults living independently in their own homes, with family members or in a care facility
Application Call or e-mail for information
Languages English
Fees Service ; Coverage is available from DVA - Government of Canada Service Assistance for individuals who qualify
Other Details
Legal Status (60) Commercial
Established 2002
Print Material Brochures
Resources Caregivers are insured and bonded, trained in CPR and First Aid
Subjects
Service Categories Errand Running/Shopping Assistance ~ Older Adults ; Escort Programs ; Friendly Outreach Programs ; Homemaker Assistance ~ Older Adults ; In Home Meal Preparation ~ Older Adults ; Personal Care ; Pet Assisted Therapy ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Older Adults