Rexdale Community Health Centre - Community Programs

Main Office - Taber Rd, Community Programs - Ethnocultural Seniors Program

Record #: CWL0237
Last Modified: 01 Apr 2022
Last Full Update: 24 Nov 2021

Record Details

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Description & Services

Description Seniors’ Program offers a safe and friendly space for older adults (age 55+) from diverse cultures to meet  
The program 
•reduces social isolation of 'at risk' ethnic seniors 
•supports development of social networks 
•promotes health and wellness 
•builds self esteem and self confidence to lead an independent life  
Program activities: •exercise classes (yoga, gentle fitness, stretch and strength) 
•health and wellness workshops and seminars 
•diabetes education - pre and post exercise blood sugar testing 
•English language classes 
•arts and crafts 
Currently, there is a wait period of approximately one year for programs offered on Tue and Thu  
Program Locations and time - call to confirm locations and times (program changes may have occurred due to COVID-19) 
111 Kendleton Drive, Etobicoke, in the auditorium 
10:30am-11:15am - Active Fitness 
11:15am-12noon - Gentle Fitness 
10:30am-12noon - Diabetes Education 
All programs are followed by the Health Snack Program at 11:15am and 12noon 
Rexdale CHC, 8 Taber Road, Etobicoke 
10:30am-11:45am - ESL Class 
12noon-1pm - Active Fitness and Gentle Fitness 
1pm-2pm - Congregated Dining 
2pm-3pm - Health Education Workshop/Social Program 
Rexdale CHC, 8 Taber Road, Etobicoke 
10:30am-11:45am - ESL Class 
12noon-1pm - Active Fitness and Gentle Fitness 
1pm - Healthy Brown Bagged Lunch Program 
1:15pm-3pm – Dressmaking/Visual Arts/Handicrafts 
Rexdale CHC, 8 Taber Road, Etobicoke 
2pm-3:30pm - Ethnocultural Seniors Choir
Hours Program Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-4pm
Areas Served Etobicoke ; Toronto
Eligibility Service is available to residents within the geographic boundaries - W to Highway 427, N to Steeles Avenue, E to Humber River, S to Dixon Road. Service for older adults-ages 55+
Application Registration is required. Registration forms are available at the main reception desk at Rexdale CHC
Fees None
Languages English ; Arabic ; Hindi ; Italian ; Punjabi ; Somali ; Spanish

Contact Information

Address & Map
8 Taber Road
Etobicoke, ON M9W 3A4
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Intersection Kipling Ave and Taber Rd
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Office Phone 416-744-6312 ext 2317
Fax 416-744-1881
Primary Contact Wendy Caceres-Speakman, Seniors Program Coordinator; Phone: 416-744-6312 ext 2233; Email:
Alternate Contact Mariam Merino, Seniors Program Coordinator; Phone: 416-744-0066 ext 2317; Email:
Alternate Executive Althea Martin-Risden, Program Director; Phone: 416-744-6312 ext 4251

Other Details

Established 1993
Funding City / Town ; Provincial
Service Level (50) Non Profit

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