Activities

MONDAY

VON SMART Exercise 8:45-10:00am – Take part in light exercise. Qualified volunteer instructors. Please drop in or call VON: (519) 245-3170 for more information.

VON Foot Care Clinic - Please call to schedule an appointment with VON: (519) 245-3170. Clinic is held 2nd and 4th Monday of each month.

Billiards (Snooker/Pool) – Friends gather for an enjoyable game.

Walking 11:30am-1:00pm – Open to everyone in the Games Room.

New Horizons Card Party 1:30-3:00pm – Hosted by the Strathroy New Horizons Group. Takes place in the Games Room.

Round Dancing 6:15-7:15pm - Non-competitive couples recreation associated with square dancing. Dancers lead through choreographed routines (waltz, two-step, etc.) by verbal prompts. Everyone is welcome. Contact Stan McKeen at (519) 666-1029 or e-mail smckeen@execulink.com. Cost is $5.00 per couple per night.

Strathroy Swinging Duos 7:30-10:00pm – A modern square dance club offering fun, friendship and exercise to music.  Everyone is welcome. Contact Pat & Gisele Lavigne at (519) 264-2283 or e-mail plavigne@bellnet.ca or Larry & Fiona Amiro (519) 294-0320 or e-mail fbma@sympatico.ca. Cost is $6.00 per person per night.

Strathroy & District Historical Society 7:00-9:00pm – Society meetings are open to the public every third Monday except June, July and August. Held in the RBC Lounge.

Strathroy Community Players – The theatrical groups meets the fourth Monday evening of the month. Contact Elaine Groot, President, at (519) 247-3115 for more information.

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Rental

The Strathroy & Area Seniors Centre offers a fully functional kitchen and large auditorium available for evening and weekend rental. Evening fee: $125 + HST. Weekend daily fee: $250 + HST. Please contact Dave Brock at the Seniors’ Centre or at (519) 245-6161 during daytime hours for availability.

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Contact Us

137 Frank Street, Strathroy, ON N7G 2R8

Phone: (519) 245-8950

Fax: (519) 245-0525

Hours of Operation: Monday through Wednesday 9:00am – 8:00pm; Thursday and Friday, 9:00am – 4:00 pm; and, Closed Saturday and Sunday.

 

 

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History

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Helpful Websites

Government Resources

Federal

Canadian Census (2011)

Government of Canada: Funding – New Horizons for Seniors Program

Government of Canada: Health Canada

Government of Canada: Information for Seniors

Government of Canada: National Seniors Council

Government of Canada: Public Health Agency – Aging & Seniors

Government of Canada: Recalls & Safety Alerts

Government of Canada: Veterans Affairs

Provincial

Cancer Care Ontario

Local Health Integration Networks

Ontario Laws

Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General: Power of Attorneys and Living Wills

Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care: Wait Times

Service Ontario

Trillium Gift of Life Network: Organ & Tissue Donation

Advocacy, Knowledge Exchange & Research

Alzheimer Knowledge Exchange Resource Centre

Alzheimer Research in Canada

Canadian Association on Gerontology

Canadian Dementia Resource and Knowledge Exchange

Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI)

Ontario Gerontology Association

Regional Geriatric Programs of Ontario (Hamilton, Kingston, London, Ottawa, Toronto)

Rising Tide: The Impact of Dementia on Canadian Society

Chronic Diseases & Palliative Care

Alzheimer Society of Canada

Canadian Blood Services

Canadian Cancer Society

Canadian Diabetes Association

Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association

Canadian Liver Foundation

Canadian Stroke Network

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

Hospice Palliative Care Ontario

Kidney Foundation of Canada

Speak Up: Start the Conversation about End-of-Life Care

Caregivers

Canadian Caregiver Coalition

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Membership

Annual Membership Fee: $55.00 + HST

Daily Drop In Fee: $2.00

Includes full access to the Strathroy & Area Seniors Centre. This does NOT include program specific user fees, i.e. Tai-Chi.

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Board of Directors

The Strathroy & Area Seniors Centre Board of Directors:

Dave Brock, Chair

Steve Pelkman, Vice-Chair

Bonnie Seeley, Secretary

Gary Burton, Director

Garry Hickson, Director

 

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