Friends of the Family - Specialized Senior Care

Contact Information
Primary Contact Kelli Arppe, Owner; Phone: 519-400-9366; Email:
Alternate Contact Colleen Alberts, Owner; Phone: 519-546-4856; Email:
Description (Site) No physical address
Located In Community Guelph
Physical Access Not Applicable - in-home services only
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, exercise 
* escort to appointments  
* 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 ; Italian
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
Service Categories Errand Running/Shopping Assistance ; Escort Programs ; Friendly Outreach Programs ; Homemaker Assistance ~ Older Adults ; In Home Meal Preparation ; Personal Care ; Pet Assisted Therapy ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Older Adults ; Therapeutic Exercise