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Debbie Moynes is Prince Edward County Community Care for Seniors Executive Director. Community Care is a not-for-profit agency helping Prince Edward County seniors live at home. Programs include help with income tax and other forms, walking program, monthly dinners, transportation to medical appointments, security checks, home maintenance, foot-care clinics and Meals on Wheels. These services are provided with the assistance of more than 450 volunteers.

Maureen Finnegan Award will honour outstanding PECI volunteer

Maureen Finnegan Award will honour outstanding PECI volunteer

It’s my honour today to make a few comments about an outstanding woman, an outstanding volunteer, a person who became my friend on Tuesday, October 5, 1982 when she took on the role of Community Care’s only staff person while I waited in hospital to have my first baby. Maureen has been a volunteer for […]

Helen Williams Volunteer of the Year 2011

Helen Williams Volunteer of the Year 2011

I believe the two most important parts of our Meals on Wheels program is the quality of the food and the wonderful volunteers who are dedicated to delivering them.  Volunteering to deliver meals to seniors in our community requires a caring spirit, and I can tell you that Helen Williams, this year’s Volunteer of the […]

Collection of memories raises $213

Collection of memories raises $213

It’s the time of year when new memories are born and thoughts of times past are alive again.  While enjoying a holiday meal with family and friends at the Blumen Garden Bistro, patrons are invited to take a moment to hang an ornament on the Christmas Memory Tree. Amongst the beautiful holiday glitter, the Memory […]

Seniors trek on the track

Seniors trek on the track

Almost eight years to the day, Community Care announces the Wellington Walking Program will move to the indoor track at the new Wellington and District Community Centre.  Nestled in the CML Snider Elementary School in Wellington, walkers have enjoyed good health while walking the halls of the school and some will continue at this location. […]

Bernice wins stained glass panel

Bernice wins stained glass panel

Bernice Campbell is winner of  the large stained glass panel that hung at the Seniors Thrift Shop, valued at $800.  Prince Edward Learning Centre’s participants in the program “ArtWorks: The Art of Success in the Workplace” selected Prince Edward Community Care for Seniors as the charity to receive the proceeds from the raffle and the […]

Hearing help is available

The Canadian Hearing Society, in partnership with Prince Edward Community Care, is presenting Hearing Help Classes, Level 1.  This course is designed for the hard of hearing person who is experiencing difficulty communicating in day-to-day situations. The course will do the following: teach speech reading skills and discourse strategies; give information on the hearing system, […]

Discover services for PEC seniors

We have so many things to celebrate that it’s impossible to choose what to talk about first. The agency helps seniors live at home and has carried out this work in Prince Edward for 33 years.  Now the reach has extended to all parts of Southeastern Ontario with the Home At Last (HAL) program, managed […]

Living well with a chronic health condition

It’s time to make the call and get registered so you can learn to live well again. There are only 4 spots left.  The Prince Edward Family Health Team (PEFHT) and The Prince Edward County Community Care for Seniors Association (Community Care) are offering another Self-Management Workshop for people of any age and their families […]

Support for students who will help seniors

Support for students who will help seniors

It was a proud day for the volunteers at Community Care’s Thrift Shop, downtown Picton.  At the recent graduation of Prince Edward Collegiate Institute students, Marilyn Garbutt, one of the Thrift Shop volunteers was there to present a $500 bursary to a graduating student entering a program that will support seniors. Marilyn Garbutt spends every […]

Hickey named Volunteer of Year

Hickey named Volunteer of Year

I thought I was here to do the dishes! Liz Hickey was recognized as Prince Edward Community Care’s volunteer of the year for 2009-2010 at the Annual General Meeting held June 24th. Presenting the award was co-ordinator Debbie Manlow who recalled saying thanks to a volunteer who replied with “I really enjoy it; sometimes I […]

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