Trusted Services and Referral Partners in Ottawa
With more than 20 years of experience in serving seniors, Retire-At-Home has developed some strong working relationships with like-minded companies. Below is a list, in alphabetical order, of some of our trusted service partners and referral partners.
Removal and Recycling Service
Canada’s leading removal and recycling service which provides a full-service experience for your removal, recycling and donating needs. With a simple call to 1-800-468-5865 or by booking online at www.1800gotjunk.com/ottawa, our team will take care of ensuring the items you no longer need, use or want will be brought to local charity, recycling depots across the city and as a last resort, to the waste site. All you need to do is point to what is to be removed from your home or office. Please quote Retire-At-Home when booking your appointment for an exclusive $25 discount. We are here to help! We look forward to being of service to you and your loved ones.
For more information, visit their website: www.1800gotjunk.com/ottawa
Amanda Sterczyk Fitness
Personal Training, Group Fitness, Movement Coaching
Amanda Sterczyk is a Certified Personal Trainer (ACSM), an Exercise is Medicine Canada (EIMC) Fitness Professional, and a Certified Essentrics® Instructor. She has been teaching group fitness classes since 2010. Amanda has taught men, women and children of all ages, as well as elite athletes. She offers in-home personal training in central Ottawa. Amanda specializes in helping older adults maintain and increase strength, flexibility, and mobility. No fitness goal is too small!
For more information, visit their website: AmandaSterczyk.com.
Beechwood, Funeral, Cemetery & Cremation Services
Beechwood operates on a not-for-profit basis and is not publicly funded. This is unique within the Ottawa community and governed in the spirit of public service. All funds are used for the maintenance, enhancement and preservation of this National Historic Site for generations to come.
With an extensive discipline in the cemetery, funeral and cremation services, Tania has over 20 years in the bereavement sector. Specializing in pre-planning, she can take you through all the steps required, giving the ultimate gift to your loved ones.
To see Tania’s contributions to the bereavement sector, visit her website at www.TaniaJTurpin.com.
For more information about Beechwood, visit their website at www.BeechwoodOttawa.ca.
Capital Home Medical Equipment
Capital Home Medical Equipment serves Ottawa and the surrounding valley with home medical equipment, products, services, always striving to improve the quality of life for all of our customers with our expertise and proven experience. We are your Home Health Care Specialists, locally owned and operated, focusing on serving our community residents. We offer a unique one of a kind, location for all your home medical and mobility needs with a wide variety of products; bathroom safety, CPAP, medical supplies, lift chairs, wheel chairs, walkers, mobility scooters, ramps, and more all under one roof for your convenience.
Our friendly, dedicated Home Health Care Specialists will assist you, ensuring you make the right choice for your requirements. We also provide services in custom alterations, repairs, maintenance, installation, adjustments and tune ups by our highly qualified technicians. For temporary requirements we also offer rentals on various equipment like bathroom safety, mobility, ramps, beds and wheelchairs.
If you have any further questions or would like to book an appointment with one of our specialists, contact us at www.capitalhme.ca
ADP (Assistive Devices Program) Authorized Vendor by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
CMA – Canadian Medical Alliance
Diagnostic Imaging Service Provider
CMA services the Ottawa area offering a full range of digitized modalities including X-ray, general ultrasound, vascular ultrasound, mammogram, bone densitometry, echocardiogram, holter monitoring, loop event recorder, electrocardiogram and pain management. These examinations are critical in the detection of early stage diseases.
Today, CMA is using state of the art equipment operates over 20 convenient centers of excellence along with an additional 60 mobile multi modality locations.
With its newly implemented software, images and reports are available to all referring physicians online and in real time. We have kept our health system intimate and personal because that is what our patients cherish most about CMA. At the same time, we have continued to address the needs of our community by providing cutting-edge technology and new medical services.
For more information, visit their website: www.cmacare.ca
HealthCircle was created to achieve quality healthcare by Ontario registered healthcare providers for those in the Ottawa community with limited mobility or who cannot travel outside their home.
We are a mobile healthcare company providing integrated wellness solutions that focus on both body and mind. Our network of local health practitioners offer a range of services, including; physiotherapy, psychology, registered massage therapy, yoga, personal training, and nutrition to help manage pain, aid in symptomatic relief and provide a better quality of life – “Healthy is happy.”
For more information please visit healthcirclemobile.com
Hear Fine is a fully equipped Audiology practice located in Bells Corners that specialize in home visits to seniors with mobility issues. They provide hearing aids, hearing tests, home visits, customs ear molds, assistive listening devices, and more.
Neil Fine, Owner of Hear Fine, is an audiologist who was born and raised in Ottawa. His passion comes from friends and family who suffer from hearing loss in addition to his own experience with recurrent ear infections as a child. Neil is registered with SAC by passing their nationwide clinical certification exam. Certification with SAC is the highest professional standard as set by the national association of audiologists and speech language pathologists.
For more information, please visit their website: www.hearfine.com
Greenbank – Hunt Club / Stittsville / Richmond / Carleton Place
IDA Pharmacy’s 4 west-end locations offer an incredible selection of affordable products and a friendly and knowledgeable staff. We’re dedicated to providing the best possible pharmacy care to meet your family’s health and wellness needs.
IDA partnered with Retire-At-Home to provide our west-end clients with in-home medication reviews by a pharmacist. They also offer home delivery of medications for those clients considering switching pharmacies for a more personalized service.
For more information, visit their website: www.idapharmacy.ca
Income Tax 65
Our Unique Bilingual Service in the Comfort of Your Home
We make the income tax return process easy for you…Step by Step!
1- After setting an appointment, we go to your home to analyse carefully your fiscal situation.
2- We pick up all the required documents, fill all tax forms and give you back your tax report a few days later.
3- We electronically transfer all the different forms (T1, etc) to the Canada Revenue Agency.
You are covered for 365 days, not only during Tax Season! For whatever details the Canada Revenue Agency may ask, just call us. We will take care of it in no time.
Life in Progress – Jenny Dyall
Coming to terms with grief demands recovery and resolution.
None of us are immune to loss. We don’t journey through life without experiencing the death of a loved one, a painful breakup, unemployment or failing health. But for many of us, those traumas aren’t resolved–making the past a painful burden. Guided counselling can provide a practical, therapeutic approach to rediscovering a life free from grief.
Jenny Dyall is an Adult Educator who has also earned certification as a Grief Recovery Specialist. She has facilitated grief recovery sessions and workshops for individuals and organizations since 1996. Jenny’s mission is to help you understand how unresolved grief becomes problematic and harmful and how completion can lead you to an enhanced level of joy and zest for living.
For more information, visit the website: www.jennydyall.com.
Lima Denture & Implant Solutions
There’s nothing more charming than a nice smile!
A beautiful, properly functioning denture can ensure that you maintain your appearance as well as ensure that you stay healthy by eating properly. At Lima Denture and Implant Solutions, we offer services in removable dentures, fixed dental implants, same day denture repairs and relining as well as custom, teeth grinding guards , and stop-snoring aids.With over 30 years of dental field background, you can be assured that you will be receiving the highest expertise and un-paralleled service, all in the comfort of your own home.
For more information, visit their website: www.DentureClinicOttawa.com
Therapy and Training Centre
LiquidGym is an 8000 square foot unique complex for physiotherapy and training. The complex is designed for both hydrotherapy, hydrotraining, and land therapy and training. The 3000 square foot aquatic area houses 4 pools dedicated to therapy and training. The pools have underwater treadmills with cameras and TV monitors and underwater bikes plus an Endless Pool swim current and upper body stations. The land area features an AlterG Anti-Gravity treadmill, along with other unique dryland gym equipment and workout areas.
For more information, visit their website: www.liquidgym.ca
Making Life Memorable with Cognitive Stimulation Therapy
Memory Matters is a specialized service that works with individuals that have been diagnosed with some degree of cognitive impairment including Vascular Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease. Their services are proactive, designed to stimulate and support individuals with maintaining a broad range of abilities.
Retire-At-Home has partnered with Ann Dobbins, RN and Founder of Memory Matters. Their services can be fully integrated into our everyday home care services to ensure our clients with Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease are properly cared for.
For more information, please visit their website: www.memorymatters.ca
Professional Dental Hygiene services in your home
Dental Hygienist with 20 years experience in the field of oral health and a passion for community and mobile care. Bringing oral care services to those with limited access to care. GPA trainer and experience working with the aged.
Mobile dental hygiene services in Ottawa and surrounding area. They always take a collaborative team approach with other health care providers, working together to meet the needs of their clients. They follow the 2016 ODHA fee guide.
For more information, please visit their website: www.mobilesmilesottawa.ca
Moving Forward Matters
If you or a loved one requires assistance decluttering or organizing your home, or you are planning a move and could benefit from one-on-one help with a caring and compassionate member of our team, we’d be happy to support you. We offer full move services including planning the move, coordinating with movers and realtors and other professionals. We will assist you with decluttering and getting the home staged and ready for its sale. We’ll pack what you are bringing and help you sell or dispose of what you no longer need, use or want. We’ll be there every step of the way, even on move day to help you unpack and settle in. We can coordinate cross city and cross provincial moves, even when loved do not live in the same city. You choose the services that will help you the most. We are here to help! You do not have to do it alone.
For more information, please visit their website: www.MovingForwardMatters.com
Next Steps Transitions
Ottawa’s Accessible Living Specialists
Next Step Transitions is Ottawa’s accessible living specialists. Their Registered Health Care Professionals work directly with their installation experts to develop and implement a barrier-free plan that meets your unique needs, preferences and mobility goals.
Next Step Transitions installations are based on the highest health care and accessibility standards in North America. They pride themselves on being a small, compassionate company that is dedicated to helping seniors make life at home safe, accessible and enjoyable.
For more information, visit their website: www.thenextstep.ca
Nurse On Board
Experts in Health Care Navigation
As patient advocates, Nurse On Board has one mission: to help you get the best care possible. By knowing the system inside out, the benefits of having a highly experienced Registered Nurse at your side to navigate the system is invaluable. Someone with experience – and the insight to know where to turn and what to ask.
Retire-At-Home has partnered with Susan Hagar, RN and Founder of Nurse On Board to ensure that all our clients receive the best possible care they can receive when the need for additional care and specialists is required.
For more information, please visit their website: www.nurseonboardottawa.ca.
Parkview Moving Co.
Specializing in Senior Moves
Whether it’s downsizing to a condo, moving to a retirement facility or in with a family member, our Ottawa moving team has the experience and patience to make this a smooth transition.
We help our senior moving clients identify the most important items to move into their new residence. We can help them clear out the other un-needed items as well. We work closely with some Ottawa charities and are able to facilitate donations from our clients.
If one of our senior moving clients needs items shipped or delivered to an alternate location we can provide guidance on the most timely and cost-effective way to do that.
For more information, please visit their website: www.parkviewmoving.com.
RUTH DALMAGE, MSW, Counsellor
Services to Retire-At-Home Clients and Families include individual, couple and family counselling services. Common topics that retirees and their families often address in counselling include: grief/loss; illness; aging; caring for aged loved ones; loneliness; stress; anxiety; depression; death/dying; trauma; managing transitions; feeling identification and expression; wellness; self-care; creating joy, etc.
Clients or care staff can self-refer by calling 613-731-3303 or texting 613-807-1053 for further information or to arrange a convenient time to chat by phone and arrange their first appointment.
Most benefit packages cover these services.
Working for You, not the Banks!
The RWMortgages team is a division of The Mortgage Advisors. With a vast background in real estate, they strive to meet and exceed the expectations of their clients by offering a personalized and simple approach to borrowing. Their first and foremost goal is to hear out our clients concerns, assess their needs and goals, then implement the best solution accordingly.
RW Mortgages offer a mobile service for our client’s convenience, and many financing solutions such as first and second mortgages, and also reverse mortgages for senior clients.
Their team members have all completed the Canadian Association of Mortgage Professionals course as well as the Certified Reverse Mortgage Professionals accreditation.
For more information, please visit their website: www.rwmortgages.ca
Senior Moving and Estate Services
Since 1996, owners Doug and Judy Robinson and their team of caring professionals have helped over 2,600 people with the relocation process and have given dozens of presentations on downsizing, moving seniors and other related topics.
It is often a very emotional time for seniors and their families and their experience, knowledge, sensitivity and care do help both the seniors and their families through the process.
For more information, visit their website: www.seniormoves.ca
Tea and Toast
Senior Living Counsellors
As advocates for seniors and families, Tea & Toast helps families navigate the retirement residence industry. Offering tailored research, touring and feedback, we will create side by side comparisons of retirement residences to help you to find your perfect new home.
Tea & Toast is a service designed to give you industry knowledge without having to become an expert yourself. Owner/Operator Amy McConnell brings many years of experience and a compassionate approach to finding the right solution.
For more information, please visit their website: www.teaandtoast.ca
Established in 1996, TRAC Group is unique in its ownership, structure and service offering to clients. Founded by two Regulated Health Professionals, Registered Speech-Language Pathologist Christine McCool and Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse and Certified Life Care Planner Ruth Leppard know what disability management research proves: Clients with access to coordinated, inter-professional care have better outcomes when compared to services provided in isolation.
They offer a wide range of services including: Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech-Language Pathology, Cognitive-Communication, Swallowing Assessments, Chronic Pain Management, Behaviour Therapy, Social Work & Mental Health Counseling, Heath Care Navigation.
For more information, please visit their website: www.tracgroup.ca.
VISA VIE – Housing Counsellors for Seniors
Did you know that there are more than 50 residences for seniors in the Ottawa region alone? Don’t risk making a mistake by choosing the wrong residence for you or your loved ones. Contact one of our senior living advisors who will understand your needs and accompany you, from the initial phone call up to your transition to the residence of your choice.
Our senior living advisors are trained to provide advice confidentially, and free of charge or commitment. To help you find your ideal residence, they will work with you using Visavie’s proven 4-step method.
Join the 150,000 families that we have successfully accompanied over the past 30 years. Contact a Visavie senior living advisor today and give yourself the best chance of finding the place where you and your loved ones will be most happy.
For more information, please visit their website: http://visavie.com/en/ or call 613.234.3383.