What ASK Provides

ASK provides a varied program of activities. Each month a calendar of activities and news is distributed to members and their families.

Here is a typical day for an ASK participant:

Staying active, making friendships and having fun. This is what ASK is all about.

Staying active, making friendships and having fun. This is what ASK is all about.

Staying active, making friendships and having fun. This is what ASK is all about.

8:30 – 9 am Reminder call re: pick-up time
9:30 – 10am Picked up by the bus
10:00 – 10:45 Coffee time to chat and make friendships.
10:45 – 11:45 Participants choose between two or more activities
11:45 – 12:15 Specialized Exercise Program
12:15 – 1:30 A full lunch is served including a soup and a delicious dessert
1:30 – 2: 30 Participants can usually choose between two or more activities. Sometimes we have guest entertainment, special events or all-day outings
2:30 – 2:45 The day ends with juice and a sing-a-long
2:45 – 3:30 Participants are taken home.

Highlights of the Many Services We Provide

DSC01237♥ Transportation to and from the program in wheelchair accessible vehicles.
♥ Nutritious hot lunches.
♥ Take-home meals, upon request.
♥ Podiatry
♥ Footcare nurse
♥ Hairdresser
♥ Information on other health and community resources
♥ Support group for caregivers.

Specialized Therapeutic Programs

DSC01812Specialized exercises to improve strength and balance
♥ Music Therapy and Sing-a-longs
♥ Swimming
♥ Horticulture Therapy
♥ Community Outings / Day Trips
♥ Discussion Groups
♥ Crafts
♥ Pet Therapy
♥ Word Games and quizzes
♥ Active games like Bocce Ball
♥ Specialized Yoga classes
♥ Gentle Tai Chi