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Queen's University
 

Healthy Living for Seniors

Healthy Living for Seniors

Dial-a-Dietitian

Phone: 613-549-1232 or
1-800-267-7875 ext. 1224
Website: http://www.healthunit.on.ca/
Dial-a-Dietitian allows people to ask a registered dietitian questions about food and healthy eating. This service is provided by the KFL&A Health Unit.

 

Martha's Table

Phone: 613-546-0320
Fax: 613-546-0313
Email: marthastable@bellnet.ca
Website: http://www.marthastable.ca/
Address:

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629 Princess Street
Kingston, ON
K7L 1E2

Martha's Table is a not-for-profit charitable organization that provides low cost nutritious meals to those in need in an environment that encourages mutual respect, acceptance and understanding. Our meals are served Monday through Friday by volunteers in a restaurant-style setting for the nominal cost of one dollar. Dinner is served from 3:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Our drop-in center or “Friendship Room” is a safe and comfortable space where people come for companionship and are presented with an opportunity to enjoy light snacks and drinks at no charge from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. from Monday to Friday.

Meals on Wheels

Phone: 613-634-0123
Fax: 613-634-0125
Email: melonie.scott@von.ca
Website: http://home.cogeco.ca/~mealsonwheels/
Address:

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737 Arlington Park Place
Kingston, ON
K7M 8M8

Meals on Wheels is a service that delivers hot, noon-time meals to seniors who require nutritional help, are mentally or physically challenged, or for those with an acute or chronic illness. In the Kingston area, it is operated by the Victorian Order of Nurses. Each meal contains at least three of the four food groups and meals are on a rotating four week schedule to avoid repetition. Meals are served Monday-Friday, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Delivery is free. Call for pricing details.

 

Partners in Mission Food Bank

Phone: 613-544-4534
Fax: 613-544-4709
Email: foodbank@kingston.net
Website: http://www.kingstonfoodbank.net/
Address:

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140 Hickson Avenue
Kingston, ON
K7K 2N6

Partners in Mission Food Bank help to nourish local low-income families and individuals through generous monetary and food donations from the Kingston community. The food bank provides not only non-perishable items, but also fresh produce including milk, eggs, meat, and seasonal fruits and vegetables.

 

Ramekins

Phone: 613-384-0793
Email: info@ramekins.ca
Website: http://www.ramekins.ca/
Address:

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150 Bath Road
Kingston, ON
K7M 9H1

Ramekins makes mealtime easy for seniors with the 7-meal deal. Delicious take-home meals are made fresh ready to eat, or freeze, for future dinners. Senior-sized portions are available for pick-up or may be delivered. Delivery dates are every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday afternoons. Ramekins also offers catering services for any type of event regardless of size.

 

Seniors Association (Health Promotion)

Phone:613-548-7810
Fax:613-531-1862
Email: stroke@seniorskingston.ca
Website: http://www.seniorskingston.ca/help-a-support/health-promotion
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56 Francis Street
Kingston, ON
K7M 1L8

The Seniors Association offers a number of healthy living support services including bereavement counselling, exercising with arthritis, an arthritis clinic, and blood pressure checks. Various stroke support services are offered which include:

  • Stroke Survivor Group – This group provides the opportunity for those recovering from a stroke to discuss their experiences and the accompanying challenges and coping strategies.
  • Stroke Care Partner Group – This group of caregivers come together to learn and support one another through their experiences.
  • Couples Group for Stroke Survivors and their Care Partners – This group provides the opportunity to share concerns and help one another deal with the changes stroke has brought into their lives.
  • Living with Stroke – Stroke survivors and their care partners are provided the opportunity to participate in an 8-week series focusing on adjusting to life after stroke. Series topics include: communication, physical changes, emotions, reducing the risks of stroke, etc.

    The Ontario Trillium Foundation has graciously offered the support needed to develop these programs. 

Queen's Human Resources
Fleming Hall, Stewart-Pollock Wing
Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6.
T: 613.533.2070 | F: 613.533.6196
hradmin@queensu.ca