Meet Andres Guerrero
Hi everyone, my name is Andres Guerrero!

I am a new Coordinator of Community Wellness at SPRINT Senior Care. My background is in Gerontology. I began my journey working in community support services in 2008 and found my career path supporting seniors living independently. I have experience in developing activities and facilitating exercise classes for all older adults as well as working with older adults with dementia, Parkinson’s disease or brain injuries such as a stroke.
When I am not at work, I enjoy food, biking, music, books, and doing activities with my wife. I love to walk in parks and trails in the summertime. As I am from Colombia, I really like the hot weather and I enjoy a good cup of Colombian coffee every morning 😊.
 
I look forward to meeting you at a virtual program soon!
Program Updates and Cancellations
  • On Monday, November 22 from 10:30-11:30am, Andres will be covering Lukas’ exercise class and offering a Cardio and Broom class: A combination of seated and standing aerobics moves using a broom or other household stick-like item as equipment.

  • On Tuesday, November 23 from 10:30-11:30am, Andres will be covering Lukas’ exercise class and offering a Low Impact Cardio with Household Weights class: A low to medium impact class designed to increase strength and endurance using household items as “weights” (or dumbbells if you have them) – exercises can be done seated and standing. 
  • On Monday November 22 from 1:30-2:30pm, the Beyond the Stories with Lukas program will be cancelled
  • On Tuesday November 23 from 2-3pm, the Afternoons with Lukas program will be cancelled.
Concerts & Conversations with Concerts in Care
SPRINT Senior Care is happy to partner with Concerts in Care Ontario (CiCO) to offer live interactive concerts! These concerts are with professional musicians via Zoom and take place weekly every Wednesday from 2:30 p.m. until the end of December. 


On Wednesday, November 17 the Zoom Concert will be featuring Peter Stoll & Maria Dolnycky (clarinet & piano) playing a variety of songs from different genres.


Concert schedule for the last week of November:
  • November 24 - Fried-Rose Violin Duo (Leah Roseman & Mark Friedman are members of the NAC Orchestra), classical, Yiddish, and traditional music

Participants can sign in 15 minutes prior to the concert start time (2:30 p.m.) and there will be staff from Concerts in Care ready to let participants in.
 
Here are the details below as to how to join on Wednesdays.
 
You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Recurring - Wednesday at 2:30 PM Toronto
 
Topic: LIVE ZOOM CONCERT
Please click the link below to join the Wednesday webinar:
Or Telephone:
Dial +1 647 374 4685 or +1 647 558 0588  

Webinar ID: 842 3346 2236
Rainbow Space at Lumacare
Join Brian Cope, Peer Lead on Wednesday, November 17 at 1:30pm to celebrate significant events through a safe, inclusive and virtual space. Please email Rainbowspace@lumacare.ca or call 416-275-7684 for more details and information.
The City of Toronto and Findhelp|211 Central
The City of Toronto and Findhelp|211 Central have developed the Directory of Services for Seniors and Caregivers in Toronto to help people learn about and access the many services available to them. The Directory was co-created with the input and support of many seniors, caregivers and service providers across the city. With the support of organizational partners serving Black, Indigenous, Francophone, newcomers, Veteran and 2SLGBTQ+ seniors, there are also specialized chapters about targeted supports available for these communities.
 
An initial limited number of printed copies will be distributed later in the year through the Library, City and community partners working with seniors facing low-incomes, isolation, technology barriers and other vulnerabilities.
 
Instructions on how to easily access information in over 150+ languages is included throughout the Directory.
 
Please feel free to share widely with older adults and caregivers you know.
Vibrant Healthcare Alliance
“Let’s Fight the Flu Together & Continue to Stay Healthy this Flu Season!”
 
Please click below on resources for flu vaccine. These can be shared, posted and circulated:
 
Stay tuned for an announcement regarding Vibrant’s community clinic at Anne Johnston location 2398 Yonge Street. Clinic will be open to everyone in our community, by appointment, most likely at the end of November.
 
Please feel free to contact Anne for further details, at annec@vibranthealthcare.ca or call 416-486-486-8666 ext. 263.
Virtual Stress Management Group
This six-week support group will be held from November 10 to December 15 at 2-3:30pm. The program is designed to educate and elaborate on stress. Conversation topics are structured towards common interests between participants, including: relaxation and breathing techniques, conflict resolution and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

Please see poster for more details and register online at Stress Management Support Group Sign Up Form | Circle of Care.

For any questions or concerns, please contact Olga Friedman at 416-635-2900 ext. 356 or Shayna Pilc at 416-635-2900 ext. 477.
Free Clothing Program
New Circles builds strong and caring communities by providing necessities for newcomers, refugees and other people surviving on low incomes. New Circles' GLOW (Gently Loved Outfits to Wear) is Toronto’s largest free clothing program, and it provides gently worn clothing to low-income individuals and families.

Please view poster for more details and contact Naim at 416-422-2591 ext. 201 if you have any questions.
TechServe TO
If you have any questions, please email techservetoronto@gmail.com, visit their website at https://www.techserveto.com/ or call 1-888-418-4771.