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Older And Soon To Be Retired Adults Are Invited To Spring Into Health At Retirement Fair April 11

Apr 04, 2011

The City of Mississauga invites older adults and people soon to be retired to attend the Health and Wellness Retirement Fair where they will meet exhibitors that have great information about getting fit and active in all aspects of life.  Admission is free.

 

When:      

Monday, April 11, 2011 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

Where:     

Youth/Senior Room

Meadowvale Community Centre

6655 Glen Erin Drive

 

What:

Thirty businesses and agencies will provide information about their services which benefit older adults and promote health and wellness in the community.  Exhibitors include:

  • Meadowvale Fitness- blood pressure, body fat, BMI, and grip strength testing
  • Meadowvale Social Senior Club
  • River Grove Senior Friendship Club
  • Arthritis Society
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Free Massages
  • City Services
  • Social and Mental Health Services

 

Why:

In less than 20 years, 38 per cent of Mississauga¬ís population will be 55 years or older.  Through its Older Adult Plan, the City of Mississauga is committed to increasing awareness about the services, facilities and programs available to older adults so that they may remain healthy, active and engaged in their community.

 

For More Information:

Contact Jayne Culbert, City of Mississauga Older Adult Co-ordinator at

905-615-3200, ext. 3718 or at jayne.culbert@mississauga.ca






Media Contact:
Dolores Bartl-Hofmann
Senior Communications Advisor, Community Services
Phone: 905-615-3200 x5051
TTY:    905-896-5151
Email:   dolores.bartlhofmann@mississauga.ca


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