While you’re at home, to help limit the spread of COVID-19, we want you to know you’re not alone. We’re here to help, and to let you know we care. Visit the Fifty-Five Plus website daily for stories that will keep you up-to-date with what’s going on, do our Solve & Win Word Search to relax, and read the virtual issue of Fifty-Five Plus Lifestyle Magazine to stay focused on all the good things happening in our part of the world.
Lots of Help and Options
From regular check-ins and friendly conversations to an interactive, telephone-based social program, there are great ways to keep in touch.
Enjoy cultural amenities, from online theatre, dance and music performances to creative and educational activities.
There’s a network of caring services and programs available to help you stay safe, comfortable and well.
•Ottawa Public Health
•Follow Ottawa Public Health on Twitter or Facebook to receive updates.
•Ontario Ministry of Health
•Health Canada / Public Health Agency of Canada
•World Health Organization
•The Globe and Mail
You can access comprehensive health care and medical advice, answers, and treatment from the comfort of your home.
From Gentle Chair Yoga to the Better Strength, Better Balance fitness program, there are safe ways to keep moving right where you are.
The Council on Aging of Ottawa offers helpful information about how to shop wisely, stock up on healthy staples, handle food safely, keep meals social and eat well for continued good health.
Meals on Wheels (Ottawa)
Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre
Rural Ottawa South Support Services
Jewish Family Services (Kosher Meals on Wheels)
Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre