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Seniors Advisory Committee

 

PUBLIC NOTICE: Please be advised that due to the COVID-19 pandemic this Committee is currently meeting by remote video and telephone conference.  

As a Committee of Council, the Tay Seniors Advisory Committee (TSAC) shall act as a liaison to enrich and enhance the lives of seniors in the Township, identify barriers, form partnerships with the community, and act as a public forum for issues affecting seniors.

The Township of Tay is taking steps to become a more age-friendly community, where all residents can be active and engaged members of the community at every stage of life.

 

Information for Seniors

Transportation to COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic via Community Reach

Community Reach offers RIDES to people who do not have access to transportation or need accessible transportation.  If you have a COVID-19 vaccine appointment (already booked) at either the Midland or Penetanguishene site and need a ride please call Community Reach at 705-528-6999.

Call for Rates $5.00, $7.50, $10.00 depending on where you live.

For information on other services visit communityreach.ca

  • Simcoe County LINX Transportation
    • Simcoe County LINX is a conventional public transit system that links major urban hubs and local transit services in the County of Simcoe. The LINX transit system provides citizens and visitors reliable and courteous transit in clean, safe vehicles equipped with features to make them fully accessible. If you are unable to use conventional public transit due to a physical disability or functional disability you may be eligible for travel on Linx PLUS+, the County of Simcoe's specialized transit service.

      The routes currently provided are:

      Route 1 - Penetanguishene/Midland to Barrie

      Route 2 - Wasaga Beach to Barrie

      Route 3 - Orillia to Barrie

      Route 4 - Collingwood  to Wasaga Beach

      Route 5 - New Tecumseth to Bradford West Gwillimbury

      Route 6: Midland to Orillia​​ is scheduled for the near future.

For more complete information on this program, please visit  https://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/linx

Resources:

  • Canadian Red Cross Frozen Meals on Wheels Program 
  1.        Frozen Meals on Wheels Price Letter
  2.        Menu - Frozen Meals on Wheels

 

Seniors Knitting for Warm and Cozy Children's Charity needs your help.  

2021 Schedule of Meeting Dates

Seniors Advisory Committee Members

Sylvia Bumstead, Chair
David Shaw, Vice-Chair
Dennis Esterbrooks
Michele Gouett
Jo-Anne Granger
Joyce Himel
Leanne Juneau
Lynn Morton
Mary Warnock, Council Representative

Cyndi Bonneville, Staff Support
Vera Finlay, Administrative Support

Committee Terms of Reference & Roles