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Technology & Healthy Living Fair for Older Adults 55+
Get Connected at the Mississauga Seniors’ Centre on Thursday, November 10, 2016 from 10:30am to 2:30pm. Light refreshments will be provided, the first 300 attendees will receive a free bag! For more information, Click here
Be Safe in Many Ways! FREE Event
Educating seniors with practical tools and techniques to protect themselves while travelling in and outside of the city, in the home and from financial scams.Click here
for dates and more information. Free lunch provided.
Age Friendly Mississauga Forum
On October 3rd representatives from the City, local businesses, organizations, older adults and other levels of government gathered to learn more about the Age Friendly Mississauga Project, network and give feedback on the current state of age-friendly practices within Mississauga. We received an overwhelming response and will be using this information when establishing our Age Friendly Action Task Groups and towards our application for a designated Age-Friendly Community through the World Health Organization. For more information on the Age Friendly Mississauga Project and to participate in a survey about the Age Friendly Practices in Mississauga, please click here
To see additional photos from the Age Friendly Mississauga Forum, please click the following links Image 1, Image 2 , Image 3.
MiWay Affordable Transportation Pilot Program for Low Income Residents
This pilot program lets qualifying low-income Mississauga residents purchase a monthly MiWay pass at a 50 per cent discount. Apply now and enjoy unlimited travel on MiWay at half the cost until February 28, 2017. Applications will be accepted until October 31, 2016.
Active+ Fall 2016 Edition Now Online!
Get into fall! Read all about therapeutic programs, Meadowvale Community Centre reopening, recipes, activities, events, and more.
Read It Here
Driveway Windrow Snow Clearing Program Application
Seniors and people with disabilities can apply now to receive City's windrow snow clearing service. Applications are being accepted until November 11, 2016.
City Unveils its First Public Outdoor Pickleball Courts
Mississauga Valley Community Centre now boasts the City's first public outdoor pickleball courts. With an increasing demand to play pickleball, two tennis courts at the community centre now include painted pickleball lines. Residents can use these multipurpose courts for either pickleball or tennis.
MiWay $1 Senior's Fare Pilot Extended
The $1 MiWay fare for senior's pilot program that began in June 2015 will be extended until the results of the Affordable Transportation Pilot Program are available in 2017.
The one dollar cash fare for seniors is available during off-peak hours:
- Weekdays from 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
- Weekdays after 7 p.m.
- Anytime on weekends or holidays
On request, senior riders (age 65+) must present a piece of valid photo identification or a MiWay issued senior identification card to the bus driver to receive the one dollar fare.
MiWay Affordable Transit Pilot Program
The MiWay Affordable Transit Pilot Program provides low-income residents living in Mississauga with access to affordable public transit.
Learn More Here
OAAP Nominee is awarded the "Lifetime Volunteer Achievement Award"
The late Allan "Al" Ridley, an inaugural Older Adult Advisory Panel (OAAP) member and long-time leader of many older adult groups and clubs in Mississauga, was awarded the Volunteer MBC "Lifetime Volunteer Achievement Award" on April 12, 2016.
Learn More Here