SPRINT Senior Care achieves perfect score in accreditation review

SPRINT Senior Care is thrilled that we have once again been Accredited with Exemplary Standing by Accreditation Canada, achieving a rare perfect score in our review. From November 5-7 2018, Accreditation Canada surveyors visited SPRINT Senior Care to perform site visits and meet with clients, families, staff, volunteers (including SPRINT Senior Care’s board of directors)… Read More

A holiday gift from Greenrock Charitable Trust

SPRINT Senior Care is grateful to be a recipient of a $20,000 donation this holiday season from Greenrock Charitable Trust. Our agency was one of five local charities selected by the residents of Greenrock Property Management buildings, who voted for the organizations they believed were most deserving of a donation. Several of Greenrock’s properties are… Read More

New wheelchair-accessible van donated by Rotary Club of Toronto Charitable Foundation

SPRINT Senior Care has received a brand new wheelchair accessible van to help transport clients to our Adult Day Program. This vehicle was funded by a generous donation from the Rotary Club of Toronto Charitable Foundation and is part of the Foundation’s three-year commitment to donate $351,000 to the Toronto Ride partnership to replace the… Read More

Generous donor funds music therapy at SPRINT Senior Care’s Adult Day Program

On a recent Wednesday, music therapist Dave had feet tapping, hands clapping and voices singing at our Adult Day Program (ADP). It’s a new weekly class where seniors gather to express themselves in a different way – through music. Dave, equipped with a guitar, passed out tambourines, shakers, sticks and drums to participants. He then led them in rousing… Read More

Unique Partnership Between SPRINT Senior Care, Sunnybrook and LOFT Addresses Hospital Overcrowding

Have you ever had a loved one in the hospital who had to wait for a bed? Hospital overcrowding is a growing problem in Ontario and beyond. By helping seniors live safely in their homes, SPRINT Senior Care is dedicated to being part of the solution. We’re also helping to tackle this issue in a new… Read More

A caregiver’s experience on the Client and Family Advisory Council

Helen, an Adult Day Program caregiver, is getting to know SPRINT Senior Care in a whole new way.  Helen is a member of our Client and Family Advisory Council, where she regularly meets with staff to share feedback on SPRINT Senior Care’s client care, policies and projects – from her perspective as a caregiver.  During monthly meetings,… Read More

MP Rob Oliphant meets SPRINT Senior Care summer student

Member of Parliament Rob Oliphant (Don Valley West) stopped by SPRINT Senior Care’s Adult Day Program on August 9 to meet one of our summer students, Noah. Oliphant, a former North Toronto-area United Church minister, is a longtime supporter of SPRINT Senior Care. During his visit, he spoke to Noah about his future career path… Read More

2018 Annual Volunteer Recognition Event

On Wednesday, April 25, 2018, SPRINT Senior Care celebrated our incredible volunteers at our Annual Volunteer Recognition Event, held at The Bob Rumball Centre for the Deaf. We would like to thank all those who joined us for this special event, and congratulate our award recipients below. We would also like to thank our generous… Read More

CBC News features SPRINT Senior Care in Story Highlighting Shortage of Meals on Wheels Drivers

On Thursday, March 15, 2018, CBC News published stories on their website and on Metro Morning highlighting the shortage of Meals on Wheels volunteers in Toronto. SPRINT Senior Care’s Volunteer Services Specialist Ashika Iqbal; Meals on Wheels Supervisor Eileen McGeean and a Meals on Wheels Client provided their insight on this important issue. Please follow… Read More

South Korean delegates visit SPRINT Senior Care to Learn about Toronto Ride

Neighbor System’s Jungwook Choi, Principal Research Scientist and Chisong Ryu, Senior Researcher, joined by interpreter Emma Lim, Women’s Empowerment Program Facilitator at North York Women’s Centre, visited SPRINT Senior Care on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, to learn about Toronto Ride. The delegates met with our team to discuss how Toronto Ride provides transportation services for older adults… Read More