Resources For Seniors in Penticton
OKANAGAN SIMILIKAMEEN LIFELINE PROGRAM
Interior Health Authority, in partnership with Lifeline Systems Canada, offers a personal emergency response system. Help is available 24 hours a day at the touch of a button. Low monthly rental fee.
MEALS ON WHEELS
Meals delivered from the hospital to homebound persons Monday, Wednesday and Friday at a fee for each meal.
SENIOR CITIZEN COUNSELLORS
Counsellors provide assistance and advice to seniors in completing application forms for Old Age Security, Guaranteed Income Supplement, Spouse’s Allowance, Provincial Seniors Benefits and SAFER (Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters), and provides information on various programs and benefits available to seniors.
SENIORS’ DROP-IN CENTRE SOCIETY
An activity and social event centre for seniors – anybody 50+ can become a member.
2965 South Main Street
This group is for anyone interested in making friends, and encourages anyone wishing to be a friend is encouraged to attend.
SENIORS’ MENTAL HEALTH-OUTREACH
This is a specialized interdisciplinary team, community based mental health program covering the communities of the Southern Okanagan. They serve adults 65 years of age and over. The age range is flexible for adults with memory impairment.
117-437 Martin Street
HOME AND COMMUNITY CARE
Home and community care services provide a range of health care and support services for eligible residents who have acute, chronic, palliative or rehabilitative health care needs. These services are designed to complement and supplement, but not replace, the efforts of individuals to care for themselves with the assistance of family, friends and community.
PROCTOR ELDER CARE MANAGEMENT
Provides services for elders and their families including in home health assessment, on-going monitoring, transitional assistance and client advocacy.
SOUTH OKANAGAN SENIORS WELLNESS SOCIETY
The South Okanagan Seniors Wellness Society’s purpose is to relieve loneliness and isolation of older adults and improve their mobility and independence by providing educational, cultural and outreach programs.
696 Main Street
1 (877) 364-2345