In the News

  • Peel Senior Link presents at CommunityConnect – OCSA Conference 2018

    October 22nd, 2018
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    Richmond Hill (October 18, 2018) – Staff from Peel Senior Link – Jing Hong, Supervisor Client Services, Aisha Mian, Quality Assurance & Data Analyst, Swapnil Rege, COO and Marybeth Ward, Director HR – presented at the 2018 OCSA Conference – CommunityConnect. Their workshop titled “What the Community Sector can learn from Aviation Checklists” outlines the use of […]

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  • Peel Senior Link hosts a BBQ for our staff

    September 25th, 2018
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    Mississauga (September 22, 2018) – On September 22, Peel Senior Link launched our new Wellness Program with a family-friendly BBQ. Staff had the pleasure of coming together with supervisors, management, board members, their families, and each other in the name of good health. The day was spent playing games such as Jenga, three-legged races, and spoon races […]

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  • Creditvale Mills Community BBQ Event and Open House

    August 17th, 2018
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    Mississauga (August 9th, 2018) – As Governance Committee Chair and CEO, Peel Senior Link; along with Keith Ward, Board Member of Wisma Mega Indah; and Gail Williams, Housing Programs Specialist with Housing Programs, Region of Peel, we are delighted to report that on August 9th, 2018 the first Creditvale Mills BBQ Event and Open House took place […]

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  • Peel Senior Link & College Boreal Collaboration

    July 19th, 2018
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    Mississauga (July 19, 2018) – Since Peel Senior Link moved into Community Door Mississauga in the Sussex Centre in 2011, we have collaborated with College Boreal and other not-for-profit organizations to best serve the needs of our community. Initially we collaborated with College Boreal providing placements and in some cases recruiting Personal Support Workers who were […]

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  • Peel Senior Link recognizes World Elder Abuse Awareness Day with PEAPN

    July 4th, 2018
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    Mississauga (June 28, 2018) – Peel Senior Link marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2018 in partnership with Peel Elder Abuse Prevention Program (PEAPN). This year’s theme is ‘Growing the Conversation to Stop the Abuse of Older Adults’. Join us in building the movement for social change across the province, to raise awareness of this issue […]

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  • Charlene Hendry presents at the Blockchain in Healthcare Canada Conference

    June 21st, 2018
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    Toronto (June 14, 2018) – Charlene Hendry, Coordinator Operations presented on the potential of Blockchain technology in improving outcomes in Seniors Community Care at the first Blockchain in Healthcare Canada Conference. To view the presentation, visit the Education & Research page.    

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  • Peel Senior Link displays its work at the 2018 Quality Forum and Awards

    June 6th, 2018
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    Mississauga (June 5, 2018) – Peel Senior Link showcased its work at the 2018 Quality Forum and Awards held by the MH LHIN. Staff engaged with various health system partners to provide information on our medication management program, the impact our organization makes on the lives of our seniors and the health system, and the […]

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  • Toronto Star article highlighting Peel Senior Link as a solution to relieve hospital overcrowding

    June 6th, 2018
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    Toronto (June 3, 2018) – Subsequent to the Health System Capacity and Innovation Symposium held May 30th, 2018, initiated by the Ontario Community Support Association in collaboration with Advantage Ontario, Home Care Ontario, Ontario Hospital Association, and the Ontario Long Term Care Association, the Toronto Star published an article highlighting Peel Senior Link as a solution […]

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  • Swapnil Rege presents at the 3rd Annual

    May 17th, 2018
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    Toronto (May 15, 2018) – Swapnil Rege, COO, was invited to present at the 3rd Annual IoT Big Data Healthcare Conference in Toronto. He presented on the need for a clear data governance strategy to deal with the big data collected within an organization. He shared the role of data in driving clinical decision making […]

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  • PSW Day

    May 9th, 2018
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    May 19th, 2018 marks the day in honour of the province’s Personal Support Workers (PSW). The day recognizes the essential service PSWs provide in sustaining our health care system and providing a high quality of community and home-based care. Peel Senior Link will be celebrating across each of our sites in Mississauga and Brampton on […]

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  • National Volunteers Week 2018

    April 18th, 2018
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    April 15-31 is National Volunteer Week 2018! We want to take a moment to celebrate and thank all our volunteers for their contribution to Peel Senior Link and the seniors we care for and support daily. We are deeply grateful for the immense impact volunteer hours and support have on the quality of life of […]

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  • Peel Senior Link – One of Forty Seniors Active Living Centre Program Funding Recipients in Ontario

    April 17th, 2018
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    April 17, 2018 – The Minister of Seniors Affairs, Dipika Damerla, announced the recipients of the new Seniors Active Living Centre funding. Peel Senior Link is receiving funding to embed health, active living, education, caregiver support, and social opportunities for tenants in our service locations in Mississauga and Brampton. The various programs will be provided […]

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  • It’s time to invest in not-for-profit organizations that deliver health care in our homes and communities

    March 15th, 2018
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    Toronto, March 14, 2018 – Last week, the Ontario Community Support Association staff and seven member organizations met with cabinet ministers, MPPs, and political staff at Queen’s Park.  We used these meetings as an opportunity to highlight our election advocacy platform: Better at Home: 3 Ways to Improve Home and Community Care in Ontario – Recommendations […]

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  • New funding needed to ensure Ontarians have access to home and community care services

    January 19th, 2018
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    Recommendations highlight three key areas for immediate investment aimed at optimizing the home and community care sector for better client outcomes and system sustainability. Toronto, Jan 18 2018 – The Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA) today submitted its 2018 Budget Recommendations to the provincial government. Ontario’s not-for-profit home and community support providers have been helping […]

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  • Celebrating Our Seniors in a Digital Society

    January 9th, 2018
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    – Mavis Mak, Risk Management Manager Telus It is 7am and all is quiet outside except for a few birds chirping; a typical Canadian morning. But inside, my two year old son is eating his breakfast omelette and chatting animatedly with my in-laws, his Aba and Aaji (grandfather and grandmother) about his Halloween adventures the […]

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  • New Designation Recognizes Health Standards Organization’s Leadership in Developing Health and Social Service Standards

    November 30th, 2017
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    Nov 28, 2017 | News OTTAWA – Health Standards Organization (HSO) has officially been accredited by the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) to develop National Standards of Canada in health and social services. HSO is the only Standards Development Organization in Canada solely dedicated to developing health and social service standards. “HSO is very pleased […]

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  • Peel Senior Link and Resident Care Pharmacy present at the Health Quality Transformation Conference

    October 24th, 2017
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    Toronto (October 24th, 2017) – Tiziana Pelusi, Supervisor of Client Services for Peel Senior Link and Sonia Vitorino, Pharmacy Liaison for Resident Care Pharmacy presented at the Health Quality Transformation Conference in Toronto. Their poster titled “Collaborative Approach on Medication Administration in Community Care” highlighted how a common systematic approach to medication management in frail seniors […]

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  • Raymond Applebaum recipient of the OCSA 25th Anniversary Leadership Award

    October 18th, 2017
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    Markham, Ontario (October 18, 2017) – Raymond Applebaum, CEO of Peel Senior Link was the recipient of the OCSA 25th Anniversary Leadership Award at the 2017 OCSA Annual Conference last night. This award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated exceptional leadership and dedication to the home and community support sector over the course […]

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  • National Seniors Day celebration at the Centre for Education and Training

    September 29th, 2017
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    Mississauga (September 29, 2017) – Swapnil Rege, COO presented at the Centre for Education and Training alongside The Honorable Dipika Damerla, Minister of Seniors Affairs in celebrating National Seniors Day.

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  • Peel Senior Link Engages Clients, Caregivers and Community Stakeholders to Define Senior’s Service Priorities

    July 24th, 2017
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    Mississauga (July 24, 2017) – Peel Senior Link’s (PSL) commitment to a quality management approach includes asking clients and stakeholders to define senior’s service priorities. Committed to a mission to provide quality and valued assisted living services that help seniors live independently with dignity and respect PSL regularly seeks input to ensure they are meeting […]

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  • Swapnil Rege presents at the IoT Big Data Healthcare Conference

    May 25th, 2017
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    Toronto (May 25, 2017) – Swapnil Rege, COO, was invited to present at the IoT Big Data Healthcare Conference in Toronto. Swapnil spoke about the need for a rethink of seniors care model in Ontario with a greater emphasis on community support providers. His presentation was titled “Seniors Care in the 21st Century: What’s Changing […]

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  • Ray Applebaum presents at CARP Mississauga

    May 17th, 2017
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    Brampton (May 17, 2017) – Raymond Applebaum, CEO, was invited to speak at the CARP Mississauga event for seniors in Brampton. His presentation entitled “Client and Caregiver Quality Support – Enabling Independent Living at Home” provided a summary of the services delivered by Peel Senior Link and the challenges, opportunities and trends in health system development.

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  • Ontario Boosting Respite Support and Training for Family Caregivers

    April 25th, 2017
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    Ministry of Finance (April 25, 2017) – Ontario is making it easier for people who care for loved ones, with more respite services that allow people to take a break from their unpaid duties, increased education and training opportunities for caregivers, and a new, streamlined Ontario Caregiver Tax Credit. Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, and […]

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  • Accreditation with Exemplary Status

    April 6th, 2017
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    Mississauga (April 6, 2017) – Accreditation Canada has awarded Peel Senior Link (PSL) Exemplary Standing for the second consecutive time (2013 and 2017). The Agency’s commitment to a Quality Agenda has resulted in a continuous and integrated quality management approach to meet client service needs.  PSL’s mission – to provide quality and valued assisted living […]

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  • Peel Senior Link Expands Its Service Capacity for Seniors in Mississauga

    December 30th, 2016
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    Mississauga (December 30, 2016) – Peel Senior Link (PSL) is expanding the award winning Supports for Daily Living program providing quality care to 30 new clients.  This care will be provided following the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (MHLHIN) decision to provide an annual investment of $589k to support the delivery of much needed […]

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  • Peel Senior Link named one of 2012’s Best Small & Medium Employers in Canada

    February 8th, 2012
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    Toronto (February 8, 2012) – For the third consecutive year, Peel Senior Link has been named as one of the Best Small & Medium Employers in Canada by Queen’s University’s School of Business in conjunction with Aon Hewitt. To read more, click here.

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  • Peel Senior Link named one of Canada’s Best Employers of 2011

    November 2nd, 2011
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    Toronto (October 28, 2010) – Peel Senior Link was named one of the best small- and medium-sized employers of 2011 according to the 2011 Best Employers studies, conducted by Aon Hewitt in conjunction with the Queen’s University School of Business. Click here  for the press release from Aon and here to read more. Toronto Star […]

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  • Peel Senior Link named one of the top employers in Canada of 2010

    February 11th, 2010
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    Toronto (February 11, 2010) – The Queen’s Centre for Business Venturing in partnership with Hewitt Associates named Peel Senior Link as one of the best small and medium-sized employers in the country. To read more, please click here.

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