Learning Together Facilitators’ Guide

This Guide will help new facilitators working with diverse seniors in local communities to deliver the Learning Together: Seniors from Diverse Caribbean Communities in Peel Talk About Health series.

March 2015 Learning Series Guide PFWSS - PDF

Information Resources

These are some of many information resources available and accessible online for seniors. The sites listed on this page are strictly for information purposes and not an endorsement by the Peel Fountain of Wisdom Senior Services.

Canadian Diabetes Association
This webpage offers information online and downloadable information on diabetes, health and nutrition. Special sections are included for the African Caribbean, Chinese and South Asian communities.

Alzheimer’s Society of Peel
This webpage offers information online and downloadable information on dementia, as well as local programs and services for those living with dementia and their caregivers.

The Arthritis Society
This webpage offers information online and downloadable information on arthritis, research, advocacy and solutions to improve the quality of life for those affected by arthritis.

The Heart and Stroke Foundation
This webpage offers information online and downloadable information on heart disease and stroke to empower healthy living.

Meeting the Needs of Immigrants Throughout the Life Cycle
(Region on Peel, 2010)
This report, available online, discusses the integration, care and social inclusion of seniors of immigrant communities in Peel.

Global Age-friendly Cities:
A Guide. World Health Organization (WHO). 2007.
The World Health Organization (WHO) identifies challenges facing ageing populations, and strategies to make your community more age-friendly. In this practical guide, the WHO discusses eight community dimensions – Outdoor Spaces and Public Buildings; Transportation; Housing; Social Participation; Respect and Social Inclusion; Civic Participation and Employment; Communication and Information; Community Support and Health Services – that can support seniors in their day to day lives.

Region of Peel

Employment and Social Development Canada

Legal Aid Ontario

Legal Shield

Advocacy Centre for the Elderly (ACE), Toronto
This webpage provides direct legal services to low-income seniors, public legal education, and engages in law reform activities

The Careguide Source for Seniors
This webpage provides information about Seniors’ Housing and Home Care Services.

This webpage provides information about retirement homes and services.

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