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To reach Square One Seniors Wellness Services
Address: 100 City Centre Drive, P.O. Box 2214, Mississauga, Ontario L5B 2C9 Canada
Telephone: 905-615-3207

Square One Seniors Wellness Services
Square One Seniors Wellness Services Volunteer Board of Directors
Square One Seniors Wellness Services Staff
Message from Square One Seniors Wellness Services
Health Related Free Programs
Free Information and Support
Empowering Adults 50+
Telephone Reassurance Program
Counselling and Support
2013 Wellness Annual Report
Square One Seniors Wellness Services Timeline 2009-2014
Message from President and Resource Development Manager, November 2014


Square One Seniors Wellness Services (SOSWS)

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100 City Centre Drive, P.O. Box 2214, Mississauga, ON L5B 2C9
905-615-3207 - FAX 905-615-3455

Square One Seniors Wellness Services (SOSWS) has been registered as a charity because it benefits the community by relieving conditions associated with aging by operating specialized programs in health and recreation and by offering referrals to services such as clinics, counselling, support groups and workshops on physical and mental health topics.

Charitable Registration Number: 81959 5893 RR0001

... on March 27th, 2015, the Boards of Square One Seniors Wellness Services and Square One Older Adult Centre passed a motion to amalgamate the two organizations into one." ~ Info from sq1oac.com, 11 July 2015.


OUR MISSION

A Charitable organization serving the community of Mississauga. We provide quality health and wellness services in partnership with Older Adult Centre.

OUR VISION

Achieving optimum health and wellness for seniors.

OUR VALUES

Values: Square One Seniors Wellness Services (SOSWS) believes that the following core values are essential components of a successful organization:

1. We believe that people from all backgrounds can gather, share, and learn from one another.

2. We provide services that are: community focused, accessible, informative and educational, of the highest quality, and compassionate.

3. We believe that the people we serve are entitled to: respect and dignity, informed choice and opportunity.

4. We believe that our organization must: reflect our community and maintain stewardship of our resources.

Charitable Registration Number: 81959 5893 RR0001

Square One Seniors Wellness Services (SOSWS) issues tax receipts for donations of $25 and over.

A variety of programs are funded in part by the Government of Canada's New Horizons for Seniors Program.


Square One Seniors Wellness Services
2013 / 2014 Volunteer Board of Directors

Esther Williams - President
Alice Dods - Vice President
Robert Lomon - Treasurer
Manuel Castellino - Director
Po Ping Ngai - Director


Square One Seniors Wellness Services
Staff

Lauie Docimo - Resource Development Manager
* Karmela Buzdon - Volunteer Coordinator
* Anne Goldspink-Norman - Administration and Facility Coordinator
* Lina Zita - Marketing and Community Development Coordinator

* denotes Staff providing support to SOSWS


Message from Square One Seniors Wellness Services (SOSWS)

Mother Nature is here to wrap her arms around you with warmth! The severe weather has alerted us to the importance of preparing for unexpected emergencies, like having a telephone that works when the power is out.

At SOSWS, we are here to wrap our arms around you with health and wellness programs and services. Take control of your physical and mental health and prevent potential difficulties and complications. For instance, do you need dental care but donít have coverage? Now is a good time to check out what we have to offer.

Come join us for our Annual General Meeting on June 26, 2014. Find out what we have accomplished in the previous fiscal year. Look ahead to October 17, 2014 and mark your calendar for our Annual Walk-a-Thon. We will walk in the mall!

SOSWS is here for you. All the best to you in health and wellness,

~ Esther Williams, President
~ Laurie Docimo, Resource Development Manager


Health Related Free Programs:

See Programs for Dates, Time and Location:

1. Blood Pressure Clinic
2. Circle of Friends
3. Diabetic Consultation Session *
6. Hair Cuts *
8. Hearing Clinic *
10. Pharmacist Advice
11. Sensible Living Series * Denotes a pre-registered program.


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Older Adult Centre
and
Family Services of Peel

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present

Free Information and Support for Adults 50+

Ongoing from 1:15 - 4:15 p.m.
Free Counselling * Confidential * Private

Please call Lina Zita at 905-615-3207 to book
your FREE individual appointment with a social worker
or for more information.


Empowering Adults 50+
Free Drop-In Group Session: 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
at Older Adult Centre (Lion's Den)

First and Third Mondays (cancelled on Holidays)

Circle of Friends

Learn ways to:
increase your sense of physical and emotional safety,
increase your self-esteem,
share your own concerns
and meet new people.

Refreshments included.


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Telephone Reassurance Program

This FREE program gives peace of mind to seniors 50+ who live alone. The program provides a daily check-in and/or friendly phone call by volunteers. Please CLICK HERE for the Client Application Form, or pick one up at the Administration Office, or call 905-615-3207 for more information.

For more details on this program, see Square One Seniors Wellness Services - Telephone Reassurance Program.


Counselling and Support

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Free Service: Meet a qualified counselor to receive information and support that will make a world of difference. Appointment needed.

Provided by Family Services of Peel.

Day: Fridays: Time: 1:30 - 4:30 pm

Location: Board Room, Older Adult Centre


Square One Seniors Wellness Services Timeline 2009-2014

2009
November - became a registered charity.

2010
1. 480 participants benefited from our programs.
2. Started Telephone Reassurance Program - funded by Mississauga-Halton Local Health Integration Network in partnership with Peel Senior Link.
3. Received New Horizon for Seniors Program grant for $25,000.
4. Tree of Sharing Campaign raised $4,650.
5. Walk-a-Thon raised $21,900.

2011
1. 926 participants benefited from our programs.
2. Held a Free World Abuse Awareness Day Event in conjunction with Peel Elder Abuse Prevention Network.
3. Employed a part-time Resource Development Manager.
4. Received Pendle Fund at the community Foundation of Mississauga grant for $25,000.
5. $6,712 received fom sponsors, service clubs and donors.

2012
1. 1,068 participants benefited from our programs.
2. Held a Free Seniors Health Promotion and Active Living in conjunction with OACAO, Ontario Senior Secretariat and Older Adult Centre.
3. Held a Free Drug Awareness Event in conjunction with PAARC and Peel Regional Police.
4. Walk-a-Thon raised $24,608.
5. $11,828 received from sponsors, service clubs and donors.

2013
1. 1,585 participants benefited from our programs.
2. Held a Free Seniors' Month Event.
3. Received Green Shield Canada grant for $27,225.
4. Fit-a-Thon raised $17,906.
5. $11,433 received from sponsors, service clubs and donors.

2014
1. So far, 1,085 participants benefited from our programs.
2. Renewed Telephone Reassurance Program - funded by Mississauga-Halton Local Health Integration Network in partnership with Peel Senior Link till 2017.
3. Tree of Sharing Campaign raised $4,250.
4. $6,500 received from service clubs.
5. Received Ontario Senior Secretariat grant for $10,000.

Message from President and Resource Development Manager, November 2014

Dear Community Members and Partners:

It is with great pleasure that we write this letter of appreciation and congratulations to you, our community members and partners. We are thrilled to celebrate our 5th Anniversary this November, 2014 and we could not do so without your support.

Over the past 5 years, we sought input from Mississauga's older adults to respond to their needs and interests. In doing so, we secured a variety of partnerships with community service providers and granting organizations to fund the wide variety of programs and services.

As you browse through this keepsake celebration booklet, take a trip down memory lane and recall the fond memories over the years, of our community service providers, members and Mississauga's older adults.

Thank you and congratulations to each and every one of you, for your role in making Square One Seniors Wellness Services a success. We look forward to your continued input in how we can continue to best serve you over the next 5 years.

Sincerely,

Esther Williams, President
Laurie Docimo, Resource Development Manager