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Mississauga Hosts Second Annual Older Adult Expo on June 6

May 23, 2017

 

The City of Mississauga, in partnership with the Older Adult Advisory Panel and the Community Centre Older Adult Committees, is hosting the Older Adult Expo on June 6. The Expo will kick off Seniors’ Month celebrations in Mississauga. The event will feature more than 50 vendors, an exciting Seniors’ Got Talent Show, technology advice, information sessions, fitness demonstrations and more.

What:  
2017 Mississauga Older Adult Expo

Who: 
Mayor Bonnie Crombie, City of Mississauga
The Honourable Dipika Damerla, MPP Mississauga East- Cooksville and Minister of Seniors Affairs 
Shari Lichterman, Director of Recreation, City of Mississauga

Date/Time:   
Tuesday, June 6 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where: 
Hershey Community Rinks
5600 Rose Cherry Pl.
Mississauga, ON
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Cost: 
Free for Older Adults (55+)

The Older Adult Expo is an opportunity for older adults to socialize and learn about new technologies, products, services and programs. Approximately 3,500 older adults will attend the event this year. To make it easier for older adults to attend, the City will provide a free shuttle service from various community centres around the city.

For more information about the event, visit mississauga.ca/olderadults.

BACKGROUND: 

About Seniors’ Month

Each year in June, the province celebrates and recognizes the contributions seniors make to our communities. 2017 marks the 33rd annual Seniors’ Month in Ontario. This year’s theme is Living Your Best Life.


About Older Adults in Mississauga
The City 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. For more information about older adults programs and services, visit:mississauga.ca/olderadults. 
 

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Media Contact: 
Ruchika Sareen
Communications Coordinator
City of Mississauga                                                   
905-615-3200, ext. 4839                                                
ruchika.sareen@mississauga.ca                       
TTY: 905-896-5151






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