Aid for Seniors

Pointe-Claire provides services that promote the wellbeing of senior citizens. From home support to social activities, seniors have access to services designed just for them.

Aid for Seniors Program

House work and yard maintenance services are provided by young students. Services include mowing the lawn, raking leaves, trimming hedges, gardening, weeding, dusting and vacuuming, cleaning bathrooms, windows, cupboards, walls and ceilings, shovelling snow, moving bins on collection days, and more.


Eligibility criteria

  • Resident of Pointe-Claire
  • Age 65 or over
  • Annual income not exceeding:

-$31,280 for a single person living in a home or $37,030 for a couple;
-$28,920 for a single person living in an apartment or $34,770 for a couple.

For more information about registration or eligibility criteria, call 514-630-1248.

 

Senior Centre

The Centre provides seniors with a welcoming environment conducive to friendly exchanges. Activities include line dancing, arts, table tennis, card games and musical afternoons. Let the good times roll!

For the current month’s schedule, see the calendar of activities.


Activities offered

  • outings
  • walking club
  • knitting club
  • bridge
  • ping-pong
  • nutrition workshops
  • carpet bowling
  • outdoor physical fitness
  • line dancing
  • brain games
  • arts and crafts
  • discussion groups
  • intergenerational games
  • dancing
  • drama and lectures

Target group

Age 60 or over


Schedule*

Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Friday: 1 to 3 p.m.

September to June (closed July and August)


Cost

Resident : $25/year
Non-resident: $30/year

*Activities may be offered during the summer. Schedule may vary depending on activities.

 

Activities

Community Safety Bingo

Description and location Target group Date Schedule Cost
Officers from neighbourhood police station 5 talk about safety. The presentation is followed by bingo with prizes to be won. Lunch is offered.

Arthur-Séguin Chalet, 365 Saint-Louis Avenue

Age 60 or over, Pointe-Claire residents and Senior Centre members June 5, 2017 11:30 a.m.
to 2:30 p.m.
Free


Spring Luncheon

Description and location Target group Date Schedule Cost
Each year, the City organizes a spring luncheon for its seniors. Participants enjoy a musical performance, get up on the dance floor and may win a door prize.

Under a marquee in the Bob-Birnie Arena parking lot at 58 Maywood Avenue

Age 60 or over, Pointe-Claire residents and Senior Centre members April 19
and 20
11 a.m. to
2:30 p.m.
$11


Strawberry Festival

Description and location Target group Date Schedule Cost
Annual event where seniors can chat and enjoy a meal in a festive setting. A traditional strawberry dessert is served and a musical performance concludes the event.

Stewart Hall, 176 Du Bord-du-Lac – Lakeshore Road

Age 60 or over, Pointe-Claire residents and Senior Centre members September, 2017 11 a.m. to
2:30 p.m.
$7/person


National Seniors Day

Description and location Target group Date Schedule Cost
An afternoon of activities in which a number of special guests say a few words, in a friendly atmosphere. The presentation is followed by a musical performance. Coffee, tea and sweets are served.

Arthur-Séguin Chalet, 365 Saint-Louis Avenue

Age 60 or over, Pointe-Claire residents and Senior Centre members September 29, 2017 1 to 3 p.m. Free


Community Bean Luncheon

Description and location Target group Date Schedule Cost
Annual meal organized by the City to support the Montreal Police Brotherhood. The event is hosted by a musician and participants are invited to  get up and dance!

Arthur-Séguin Chalet, 365 Saint-Louis Avenue

Age 60 or over, Pointe-Claire residents and Senior Centre members October 13, 2017 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Free


Christmas Lunch

Description and location Target group Date Schedule Cost
Annual Christmas Lunch organized by the Community Development and Aid for Seniors Program. Enjoy a delicious holiday meal followed by a lively musical performance!

Arthur-Séguin Chalet, 365 Saint-Louis Avenue

Age 60 or over, Pointe-Claire residents and Senior Centre members December 8, 2017 11:30 a.m.
to 2:30 p.m.
$10

Services offered

STM Navette Or: Taxi Service

Description Target group Date Schedule Cost

Residents only

The STM Navette OR is an easy, flexible transportation option to meet the needs of seniors.

32 stops in Pointe-Claire

Age 65 or over, Pointe-Claire residents Year round (except holidays) Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. $1.60 with OPUS card

$2.65 without OPUS card


Friendly Hello

Description Target group Date Schedule Cost
Program in which seniors receive a call from a student or volunteer. Teas are also organized during the year.

This is not an emergency service.

Age 65 or over, Pointe-Claire residents Year round Monday, Wednesday and Friday
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free


Lectures and workshops

All year long, lectures and workshops are organized for seniors on a range of topics such as:

  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • nutrition
  • preventing falls
  • health

For more information about upcoming lectures and workshops, call 514-630-1248.

 

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Information

For more information, call Aid for Seniors at 514-630-1214, ext. 1644.

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