Better at Home

Services Available

Community-based services

Volunteers, contractors and paid staff from local non-profit organizations provide Better at Home services. By helping seniors remain at home longer, they support a diverse, inclusive and vibrant neighbourhood for everyone.

A range of non-medical home support services

Better at Home services vary from community to community. They are designed to complement existing services and are based on the unique needs of local seniors.

Examples include:

  • Friendly visiting
  • Transportation
  • Light yard work
  • Minor home repairs
  • Light housekeeping
  • Grocery shopping
  • Snow shoveling

Help is close to home

Seniors living in a community which offers Better at Home, can contact a local organization to find out more and to apply for services. A service provider will help determine which services are most appropriate for an individual’s circumstances.