Integrated Care for Older Adults and Their Families

Part of our mandate includes enhancing the older adult under our care by supporting their care-givers. Families can be educated on the nature of the condition their loved one is experiencing, and coached in how to respond to it. They will receive regular objective updates on the functionality of the patients as well as a better sense of the rate of change, leading to better planning. They will be tied into existing community groups and […]

Thank You to the Perth and District Community Foundation!

Thank You! PEP is very grateful to the foundation for their support through their grant program. This year PEP received three separate grants from the foundation for the development of the Caregiver ID Program, client subsidy opportunities, and the purchase of a dishwasher and blinds for our program. The Community Foundation is a charitable public foundation dedicated to strengthening the quality of life in Perth, Drummond/North Elmsley, Lanark Highlands, and Tay Valley.  

Caregiver Chat

PEP hosts a Caregiver Chat at 2:00 pm on the third Friday of each month at our Perth location. PEP provides an information session and education for caregivers.  Most importantly there is an opportunity to connect with other caregivers, celebrate our successes and support one another’s challenges. For more information please call 613-201-7172.

PEP Partnering with ConnectWell Lung Health

  PEP is excited to partner with ConnectWell Lung Health. Starting January 24th Connectwell’s Respiratory Therapists will provide our clients with educational components that will compliment our Breathe Well Live Well Program lung maintenance program. For more information about ConnectWell’s programs click on provided link below. Health PEP’s Breathe Well Live Well Lung Maintenance program runs on Mondays from 10:30 am to 11:30pm at our Smiths Falls location, 91 Cornelia Court, unit 118. This program […]

PEP Opens Three Days a Week in Smiths Falls

PEP is now open on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays in Smiths Falls.  We are offering our Breathe Well Live Well Lung Exercise Program on Monday mornings at 10:30. Our day program funs from 9:30 am – 3:00pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  

COVID-19 Information

COVID BOOKING UPDATE For your information, the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit is accepting third vaccination appointments for those that qualify. You are also able to reschedule a current appointment if an earlier date is available. To book or rebook use the Province’s online booking tool at or the Provincial Booking Phone-line at 1-888-999-6488, opens Monday 8:00am till 8:00pm. If you have any trouble, please don’t hesitate to contact PEP at 613-201-7172 […]

PEP Welcomes New Executive Director

  It is with great excitement that the PEP Seniors Therapeutic Centre welcomes Suzanne Rintoul as the new Executive Director, beginning in June.  Suzanne is no stranger to PEP as she was one of the founding members of the program.  Since the program’s inception in 2014, she has worked on several committees and as a Board member. “I am truly grateful to the PEP Board of Directors to be offered this new role. I vow […]

Community Centre Without Walls – Lanark County (CCWW)

PEP is adapting our programming to fit the needs of our clients and families during this time.                   The North Lanark Community Health Centre (NLCHC) and PEP Seniors Therapeutic Centre (PEP) are teaming up to help area seniors, and adults living with disabilities, stay connected through a new telephone-based group programming venture – called the Community Centre Without Walls – Lanark County. PEP and the NLCHC have […]

PEP Adapting Programming Due to Coronavirus

Please note that due to concern for our clients and their caregivers we have decided to cancel all programming at both our Perth and Smiths Falls locations for the next week and possibly longer. We will be monitoring the situation and will make decisions on an informed basis. The phone and email will be monitored on a regular basis for those wishing to be in contact with us. We consider the health of our clients, […]

PEP Has Reopened

PEP Seniors Therapeutic Centre has reopened. The day program has been adapted in response to the Lanark Leeds and Grenville Health Unit guidelines. We have begun welcoming our clients back to the day program in a safe and fun manner. Our program hours are 8:30 am – 4:00 pm. Please call us to confirm times and availability. We continue to call and check in with all of our clients and their families during this difficult […]

A Little Bit Of Kindness Goes A Long Way – Thank you Twisted Fork

Thank you to Kelly and her staff at the Twisted Fork for their generous offer of supplying Personal Picnics To Go for our clients that may be a bit shut in right now. PEP staff and board of directors delivered the lunch in a safe manner using all health recommendations. Our clients were very excited to receive this special lunch and get to wave hello from the safety of their homes. Some words from our […]