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What the 'Golden Girls'​ taught us about seniors and companionship

The emotional toll is hard enough but loneliness has also been shown to adversely impact health and longevity. Seniors who have regular interactions with their family, friends, and social networks are shown to live longer and healthier lives.

  • Same quality of service, a different look

    We are excited to announce our new rebrand and website, where all your health care needs are met. All Spectrum divisions which include Spectrum Health Care, Spectrum Patient Services, Spectrum Event Medical Services and Seniors for Seniors now have their home on the Spectrum website.

  • A special Veterans' Month discount

    In honour of Veterans’ Month, Seniors for Seniors is offering a special discount from November 1 - 30, 2019 to all new customers. During the month of November, new customers will receive 20% off drop-in companion services.

  • Our September Employee of the Month is .....

    Every month we pick an outstanding member of our Seniors for Seniors team to be our Employee of the Month. We chose Heather Cruickshank as our September Employee of the Month because of her warm smile and compassion towards our clients. Heather is able to bring her health care expertise to her current role.

  • Spectrum GOT LOUD for SickKids!

    On September 28, 2019, Spectrum Health Care Foundation had the privilege of being one of the sponsors of SickKids' flagship fundraising event, GetLoud. SickKids' largest event takes the energy and momentum of the very successful SickKids VS Limits campaign to the streets to raise money for a new hospital.

  • Press Release: Spectrum Health Care partners with CIMT College for personal support worker scholarship

    Spectrum Health Care, in partnership with CIMT College, is pleased to announce the Spectrum Scholarship. The Spectrum Scholarship is a unique health care industry opportunity offered to a selected group of students who have demonstrated a commitment and passion to community and home care.

  • Guelph, Georgetown & Dufferin County, Ontario

    We provide a variety of senior companion services including driver companions, overnight companions and drop-in companions in the Guelph, Georgetown and Dufferin County region.

  • Do you know these surprising health facts?

    With new studies and reports being released daily it can be hard to keep track of what’s new in health and wellness. To help you stay on top of your health knowledge we’ve put together 10 health related facts that just might surprise you.

  • Prostate cancer: knowledge, prevention and early detection

    There’s nothing hairy about prostate cancer, other than the truth – 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. Thanks to Movember and Prostate Cancer Canada, loads of information about screening, prevention and treatment are at the fingertips of men all over North America.

  • Flu season is fast approaching!

    With cooler months ahead, the yearly influenza (the flu) will soon be making its dreaded appearance. Continue reading to find out more about the flu.

  • Caregivers need care too

    In Canada, over 8 million people provide care to a chronically ill or disabled loved one. Being a caregiver to your spouse, parent, sibling, relative, neighbour or friend is rewarding but can also be very challenging. Continue reading for tips and personal stories about caregiving.