Raymond Applebaum

Raymond Applebaum graduated from the Ryerson School of Social Work. Raymond has worked in the Health & Community Support Service sector for over 40 years, primarily with seniors and persons with a physical disability. Prior to serving in his current role as CEO with Peel Senior Link since 1998, Raymond was a business owner of an independent consulting firm, and managed several local, provincial and national non-profit charitable organizations in the development and delivery of human services. Raymond was a Gerontology Professor with Humber College, and taught at Seneca College, and serves as a guest lecturer at the University of Toronto, Health Promotion & Policy. He has won several awards over the years including the OCSA 25th Anniversary Leadership Award, Canadian Healthcare Association, 2008 Award for Distinguished Service; 3M Health Quality Team Award 2011; and Ontario Minister’s Medal Honouring Excellence in Health Quality & Safety 2013, for the Supports for Daily Living Program.  Raymond continues his career developing effective partnerships and integrated care services, innovative programs, system enhancements, and collaborates to best serve the needs of the community.

Raymond lives in Kitchener with his wife. He enjoys playing golf, travelling, reading and spending time with family. He has 5 children, and 13 grandchildren ranging in age from 3 to 25 years.

Lorena Cabral

Lorena Cabral brings over 20 years of regional health operations and systems experience in Ontario, Saskatchewan and Alberta, working collaboratively with internal and externa stakeholders across the healthcare continuum to provide integrated quality healthcare services for the communities served.

She been responsible for leading strategic initiatives and translating strategic vision into operational alignment and execution for diverse programs with portfolio responsibilities of over $250 million, over 700 staff, across 13 regional sites for diverse health services.

Lorena is a Certified Health Executive with the Canadian College of Health leaders, as well as, a member of American College of Health Executives, and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from York University with a major in Strategy.

Lorena has served as a member Governance Committee in Sudbury Regional, and NEON Executive CCHL committee, been guest Speaker at Ontario Hospital Association, presentation topic- Strategic Partnerships. She has volunteered her time to community Senior programs and local food bank programs.

Aisha Mian

Aisha Mian is a University of Waterloo graduate from the School of Public Health and Health Systems. Aisha has served a number of placements in different healthcare-based environments including public health, health informatics, and national not-for-profit organizations. In past experiences, Aisha has focused on health promotion, disease prevention, increasing education and awareness of social determinants of health and key initiatives, as well as research and data analytics. She is passionate about utilizing community resources to improve the quality of our daily lives.

Aisha has been living in Mississauga since 2005. She finds enjoyment in hot yoga, Zumba, and anything with dark chocolate. Aisha values quality time with family and friends, loves to travel and visit her sisters in Montreal and Dubai.

Charlene Hendry

Charlene joined PSL in 2011, bringing over 15+ years in administrative and office experience. Prior to this role, she was the Office Manager for the Linux Professional Institute. In this role, she was responsible for all aspects of office management and administering of Linux exams.

 Charlene fell in love with nonprofits when she was working as a Computer Instructor for over 10 years.  Seeing how ones’ efforts can positively affect people in need, she quickly developed a passion for working with mission driven organizations and working directly with people in diverse cultural settings. Charlene is very enthusiastic about continuing her nonprofit journey with Peel Senior Link.

 Charlene has her diploma is Business Data Management and is a Certified Microsoft Office User Instructor.  Her varied career includes career transition counseling; business development; training program management, development and delivery; the management of multi-functional work teams; event coordination and client service.

 Charlene is married with two children, and 6 grandchildren. In her free time, Charlene indulges herself with her grandchildren, enjoys reading, music, going to the cottage and spending time with family and friends.

Yasmin Farouk

Yasmin Farouk brings extensive and diverse experience and knowledge of non-profits and administrative support to the Peel Senior Link team. She is proud to be able to serve her community and help others alongside the PSL team. Before joining PSL, Yasmin served as Operations Manager, Executive Assistant and Secretary to the Board of Directors for the Mississauga Arts Council for over six years.

Yasmin has a lifelong love of learning and an inherent curiosity. Prior to entering the world of non-profits, she translated this passion into a career in research. After graduating from Ryerson University, she worked at the National Library of Guyana and at the University of Guyana. From there, she joined other library teams, including the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), where her passion for helping the injured grew. She then spent 16 years as an Information Research Specialist at Mercer HR Consulting where she honed her knowledge of human resources, pension plans, health and benefits.

Yasmin lives in Mississauga with her family. In her free time, she enjoys tending to her garden and flowers, reading, interior design and trying new dishes and restaurants.

Zoha Shah

Zoha Shah joined Peel Senior Link in April 2023 after completing her Honours Bachelors in Neuroscience and public policy from University of Toronto. During her undergraduate years she developed interest in neurological diseases and was motivated to work with aging seniors. Her past experiences focus on research, critical appraisal of evidence and accurate interpretation of data in the field of aging and dementia disease. Her experiences led her to work as a recreation therapy assistant Acclaim Health for dementia patients along with other roles within the healthcare system.


Zoha has also worked as emergency responder with Red Cross Canada aiding to work under intense stress and work closely with people going through trauma. While she continued to work with several non-profit organisations during her undergraduate years, Zoha also gained writing experience by evaluating research, communicating disease and prevention information in a journalistic format by working closely with Antarctic Institute of Canada and University of Toronto Press.


Zoha is admired for her empathetic personality and her love for her family. She loves to stay organised and always finds new ways to make her surroundings more appealing. She also loves nature walks, yoga, swimming and traveling.

Anna Donson

Anna Donson joined Peel Senior Link in March 2017 after completing her Office Administration student internship. She holds a Bachelors and a Masters Degree in Social Work with a focus in gerontology and has past work experience in this field both in the hospital and community. After taking a break from Social Work to be a full-time mom, Anna began her career journey anew, working with seniors as a Program Worker at an Adult Day Program, finding the interaction and relationship building with clients extremely rewarding. She brings to this position a knowledge of the challenges faced by the clients served by PSL and a passion for engaging and working with the talented staff who provide such invaluable service to them.

She loves outings with her family and friends, enjoys reading in her spare time and outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and skiing. She also hopes to continue her family travels, having recently visited her native Poland with her husband and two daughters.

Supervisors, Client Services

Each of our 11 sites is managed by a Supervisor, Client Services who are responsible for overall care coordination of Peel Senior Link clients. To read more about our Supervisors, please Click Here

SupervisorsSiteContact numberE-mail
Nisa KhanHillside
2440 Truscott Drive, Mississauga
905 855 1836[email protected]
Larisa DrozdKing Street
66 King Street West, Mississauga
905 277 3706[email protected]
Jeane LopezKnightsbridge
1 Knightsbridge Road, Brampton

160 Murray St, Brampton
905 792 3061
905 457 3862
[email protected]
Karla TolentinoMillbrook
177 Dundas Street West, Mississauga
905 272 1205[email protected]
Nancy JovinSummerville Pines
1745 Dundas St W, Mississauga
905-624-4632[email protected]
Mary CumminsQueen Frederica
3025 Queen Frederica, Mississauga
905 270 4650[email protected]
Navneet LachharSouth Common
2250 South Millway, Mississauga
905 608 0469[email protected]
Michael CostelloStavebank
35 Stavebank Road N, Mississauga

905 891 6686[email protected]
Michelle WrayTurtle Creek
1510 Lakeshore Rd W
905 403 1353[email protected]
Jing HongWisma
1205 Vanrose Street, Mississauga
905 812 0684[email protected]