MISSISSAUGA: It’s time to mark your calendars for the 2021 Older Adult Expo. June is Seniors Month in Ontario – a time to recognize Mississauga’s older adults and the contributions they have made to their community.
The City of Mississauga is celebrating by dedicating the entire month of June to the older adult community by offering free, informative webinars on weekdays to residents ages 55 and up. Webinars are a blend of both live and pre-recorded sessions.
This year’s expo began on Tuesday, June 1 and the theme is Stay Safe, Active and Connected. Each session opens up five minutes before the start time.
The 2021 Older Adult Expo will be offered online this year. Interested participants can access activities online at mississauga.ca/expo.
The activities are free for older adults (55+) This year’s online expo provides older adults with the opportunity to connect with others in their community and learn about available programs and services to help them live safe, healthy and active lives.
For more information on how older adults can stay active in Mississauga, visit mississauga.ca/olderadults. ￼
About Seniors’ Month Each year in June, the province celebrates and recognizes the contributions seniors make to our communities. The City said it is committed to being an age-friendly community where older adults serve as leaders, mentors, volunteers and active members within the community.
The City works with older adult organizations and different levels of government to provide accessible and inclusive programs that allow older adults to live safe, healthy and active lives. There are also several other programs and services available to adults aged 55 and older in Mississauga. These include help with jobs and volunteering, travel and transportation and advice on always staying safe.