Seniors Activities at a Glance

Square One Seniors Wellness Services
September - December 2013

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Address: 100 City Centre Drive, P.O. Box 2214, Mississauga, Ontario L5B 2C9 Canada
Telephone: 905-615-3207


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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 - www.sq1oac.com

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

Click here to donate to Square One Seniors Wellness Services at CanadaHelps or download Donation Form.


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

As the autumn season approaches, it is refreshing to watch the leaves turn glorious colours and observe birds preparing for winter. This is also the time we stock up our pantries and prepare our homes for the cold season ahead. Unfortunately, we often forget to take care of our own health and wellness.

With this in mind, check out one of the varied and mostly free health and wellness options this fall, ranging from our Telephone Reassurance Program, health and wellness clinics, workshops, Drug Awareness Event or Sensible Living Series topics listed in the 2013 Fall Activity Guide. We are thrilled to announce the addition of Dental Clinics for one year, thanks to funding from Green Shield Canada. Clinics are available to older adults who donít have access to dental plans.

Without funding, we could not provide free programs/services. One major source of funding for SOSWS is the Annual Walk-a-Thon. Be sure to join us on Friday, October 18, 2013 for our annual event. This year, our Walk will be remodeled into a Fit-a-Thon. As our facility and Square One Mall are both undergoing renovations, so too will this event. Be sure to come yourself or put together a team for even more fun!

The Fit-a-Thon event this year will have additional features: welcoming of groups to sign up, prizes for best team and individual costumes (costumes are optional and the theme is your choice) and the event will be held inside the Centre rather than throughout the Mall. There are prizes for the top 3 individual fund-raisers and top fundraising group.

Another update to share with you is regarding our Board of Directors. Judy Willson and Faron Langdon have retired from the Board and we thank them for their dedication and efforts. At our AGM held June 27, 2013, a new Board Director was voted in - welcome to Po Ping Ngai! Please look at the complete listing of Board members in the 2013 Fall Activity Guide. Thank you to our supporters and 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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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.