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Community Care for Seniors Moving

December 8, 2015

The Prince Edward County Community Care for Seniors Association is moving the offices of the agency to 74 King Street in Picton.  The move will give Community Care more space for programming and the new location is surrounded by free municipal parking.  Prince Edward Community Care plans to be open at 74 King Street on Monday, February 8th. 

"The Board of Directors of Prince Edward County Community Care for Seniors is very pleased that, beginning February 8, our agency will be able to provide its excellent programs and services in new office space which will be more spacious and convenient as well as more pleasant for seniors, staff and volunteers," said Chair Margaret Werkhoven.

Operations will continue as usual in The Armoury at 206 Main Street in Picton until the end of January. "A Grand Opening Celebration will be held in the spring" commented Debbie MacDonald Moynes, Executive Director.

The Prince Edward County Community Care for Seniors Association supports seniors to live at home.  Services include delivery of hot and frozen meals, transportation to medical appointments & shopping, noon-time dinners for seniors in central locations, help with Income Tax, reassurance programs, caregiver support and respite, homemaking, yard work and home maintenance.  The agency is partly funded by the Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care through the South East Local Health Integration Network and supported by donations and community fundraising efforts.

Community Care also operates a Thrift Shop at 153 Main Street in Picton where volunteers accept donations of household items and clothing for the whole family.  Store hours are Mondays 1-4pm and Tuesday-Saturday 10am to 4pm.  Drop off donations during these times.  Call the Thrift Shop at 613-476-1555 for more information.

For more information call Prince Edward Community Care at 613-476-7493 or www.communitycareforseniors.org

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For more information, please contact:

Debbie MacDonald Moynes, Executive Director Telephone: 613-476-7493 

Email: debbie.moynes@communitycareforseniors.org