In the News

  • Peel Senior Link’s checklist accepted as Leading Practice with Health Standards Ontario

    October 28th, 2019
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    Mississauga (October 22, 2019) – Peel Senior Link’s Checklists in Community Care has been accepted by Health Standards Organization as a leading practice. The submission titled “Checklists in Community Care – Improving Consistency and Client Experience” met all the required criteria to be defined as a “practice carried out by a health and/or social service organization […]

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  • The Grand Parade

    October 15th, 2019
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    We are delighted to announce that the Grand Parade successfully raised net proceeds in the amount of $11,942.77. We are grateful to the 40 volunteers and 79 walkers in making this event successful. These donations will support local programs and services operated by PSL that enable seniors to live independently with dignity and respect. Peel […]

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  • Marybeth Ward opened the National Seniors Day event at Centre for Education & Training

    October 7th, 2019
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    Mississauga (October 3, 2019) – Marybeth Ward, Director Human Resources & Privacy Officer opened the National Seniors Day event in conjunction with the Centre for Education & Training to acknowledge and celebrate older adults in the community.

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  • Tiziana Pelusi and Swapnil Rege invited speakers at the First National Summit on Integrated Care

    October 2nd, 2019
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    Toronto (September 26, 2019) – Swapnil Rege, COO and Tiziana Pelusi, Community Development Coordinator presented at the First National Integrated Care Summit in Toronto. Their presentation titled “Integrating community pharmacy strategies to improve community care medication management” focused on the critical role PSW’s can play in reducing medication errors for frail and complex seniors in the […]

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  • Marybeth Ward named a finalist for the Rising Star Award by Your Workplace

    June 26th, 2019
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    Toronto (June 20, 2019) – Marybeth Ward, Director Human Resources & Privacy Officer was named a finalist for the Rising Star Award at the Your Workplace HR Awards of Excellence. The recognition celebrates her excellence and dedication to the employees of Peel Senior Link and ongoing commitment to the organization. On behalf of the organization, we […]

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  • Swapnil Rege invited to speak at the 4th Annual IoT, Big Data Healthcare Summit

    June 26th, 2019
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    Toronto (June 12, 2019) – Swapnil Rege, COO, was invited to speak on a panel discussing the use of technology in seniors care. He was joined by Shelley Burnett, National Director – Digital Health & Innovation at Bayshore HealthCare and Candace Chartier, Healthcare Consultant. The panel debated the opportunities and challenges technology poses with its […]

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  • Peel Senior Link, Community Partners and Sheridan launch new toolkit to support older immigrant adults

    June 13th, 2019
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    June 11, 2019 – To mark Seniors’ Month in Ontario this June, the Sheridan Centre for Elder Research is excited to launch the Building Connected Communities: Social Isolation and Loneliness Toolkit. The toolkit assists individuals who interact or work with older adults such as caregivers, healthcare workers, faith leaders and community organizations. It includes a checklist to determine if an […]

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  • Metamorphosis Network event highlighted newly approved Ontario Health Agency

    May 30th, 2019
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    Mississauga (May 14, 2019) – Metamorphosis Network puts a spotlight on the newly approved Ontario Health Agency, and emerging Ontario Health Teams sponsoring a forum to provide a shared understanding of the health transformation agenda and partnership opportunities for Community Support, Mental Health & Addiction, and Community Health Centres Health Service Providers (HSP’s): Board governors; Clients/Caregivers; […]

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  • Peel Senior Link will host The Grand Parade – ‘Walking for Independence’ on June 1st, 2019

    May 3rd, 2019
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    Mississauga (May 13th, 2019) The Grand Parade – ‘Walking for Independence’ In Canada, growing older can often rob people of status, a sense of being valued, and even self-respect. On Saturday, June 1st, we’re walking and fundraising to publicly honour and support aging friends and family. This event is a key fundraising event for Peel […]

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  • Peel Senior Link hosts M.P.P. Sara Singh

    April 15th, 2019
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    Brampton (April 12, 2019) – Peel Senior Link (PSL) was pleased to host Sara Singh, MPP, Brampton Centre and Deputy Leader, Official Opposition at Knightsbridge, to showcase the Assisted Living for High Risk Seniors 24/7 hub & spoke service model. We shared the unique medication management program offered by PSL, which significantly reduces medication-related hospital emergency […]

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  • Peel Senior Link’s Medication Management Program accepted as a Leading Practice with Health Standards Organization

    April 3rd, 2019
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    Mississauga (March 26, 2019) – Peel Senior Link and Resident Care Pharmacy’s partnership with the Medication Management Program has been accepted by Health Standards Organization as a leading practice. The submission titled “Health Quality, Safety, and Enhanced Experience for Community-Based Client – A Collaborative Medication Management Program” met all the required criteria to be defined as […]

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  • Peel Senior Link hosts M.P.P. Kevin Yarde

    March 25th, 2019
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    Brampton (March 22, 2019) – Peel Senior Link (PSL) was pleased to host M.P.P. Kevin Yarde Brampton North at Manorbridge to showcase the innovative collaboration for seniors living with mental health challenges. The program funded by the CWLHIN, Integrated Seniors Team, is a partnership between PSL, Punjabi Community Health Services (PCHS), and Services and Housing in […]

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  • Peel Senior Link receives an honourary mention at the Central West LHIN Quality Awards 2019

    February 27th, 2019
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    Brampton (February 21, 2019) – Peel Senior Link (PSL) was a recipient of a honourary mention at the Central West LHIN Quality Awards 2019. There were a total of 15 applicants, of which 3 agencies received the honourary mention. Peel Senior Link, in partnership with Resident Care Pharmacy, developed a comprehensive Medication Management Program (MMP) that […]

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  • Peel Senior Link Celebrates 25 Years of Service to the Community

    November 26th, 2018
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    Mississauga (November 26, 2018) – Peel Senior Link (PSL) celebrated its 25th Anniversary with over 175 guests in attendance. We were delighted to have so many clients, caregivers, staff and Board members (past & present), funders, politicians and other guests. We were honoured to have Hazel McCallion provide the keynote address and ended her remarks with […]

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  • 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 IoT Big Data Healthcare Conference

    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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