Sarnia Lambton is a vibrant community with many services, groups, and supports for seniors and their families. While the information is out there, sometimes is can be hard to know where to start. Here is a list of 5 online resources  for Sarnia Lambton seniors and their families, which hopefully will be a great starting point for you or a loved one.

Age Friendly Sarnia Lambton Website

This is a top notch resource – one which would make many other cities jealous! The content of this website is based on feedback gathered from community members and care providers in Sarnia Lambton. It provides a comprehensive lists of the services and supports available to older adults in Sarnia and Lambton County. You’ll find helpful information and services to help you: Be engaged in your community, stay healthy and active, find care support. This website should always be your first stop!

Long Term Care Homes – What to Expect Booklet

Provided by the Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) this booklet should be read by all seniors and their family. It covers everything from what is a long term care home, to application, cost, wait times, and bed offers. It is best to know how ‘the system’ works and prepare in advance. This booklet will set you on the right path.

St Joseph’s Hospice Resource

The St. Joseph’s Hospice of Sarnia Lambton provides compassionate care to enhance quality and dignity of life for those living with a terminal illness. The hospice has a longstanding cooperative relationships with numerous community partners. This resource directory can help seniors and their family connect with support groups, transportation, pain management services and much more. Leave it to the one’s who know the community best!

Volunteering in Sarnia Lambton

Seniors are our biggest cohort of volunteers! The hours they put into the community are invaluable. Volunteering is a great way to stay active, engaged and connected. The Volunteer Coordinators’ Association Sarnia-Lambton (VCASL) is comprised of community organizations that coordinate volunteers, as well as individuals who are interested in or actively employed in the field of volunteerism. Visit their website to see current posting or to  find your next volunteer opportunity.

Free Stuff Lambton Facebook Page

Let’s be clear – this is not recommended as a resource to help you accumulate more items, but to help you downsize! Join the private Facebook group  and start posting your free items for others to pick up and enjoy. Knowing your items have a new home and are being used is priceless.

Don’t Wait!

We all know of a senior who has experienced a crisis that forced them out of their home, leaving them scrambling. Even if you or a loved has no intention of moving, it is good to familiarize yourself with these community resources. Nobody ever regretted preparing ahead!

Are you overwhelmed about preparing for your next move? We are here to help. Surge Senior Solutions exists to help make your next transition an easy one. Call us today to discuss and explore resources for Sarnia Lambton seniors.

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