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Mississauga Celebrates Seniors' Month

Active+ Sping 2016 Edition

June is Seniors' Month in Mississauga and community centres and libraries across the city will be celebrating their older adults through a wide variety of events and activities. In addition, an Older Adult Appreciation Week will be held from June 12 to June 18. During this week, the city's older adults will be enjoying special offers, such as discounts at City-run golf courses and refreshments at community centres.

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Older Adult Expo June 1st

 

OAAP Nominee is awarded the "Lilfetime Volunteer Achievement Award"

Active+ Sping 2016 Edition

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.

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Talent Wanted for Talent Show at 2016 Older Adult Expo

Active+ Sping 2016 Edition

The City is kicking off Seniors' Month with the 2016 Older Adult Expo at the Mississauga Sportzone (formerly known as Hershey Centre). A very popular part of this event is the talent show, which will be showcasing 55+ performers from across the city. We are now recruiting talented performers, so if you or your group are interested in being part of the show, please apply by filling out his form.

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Older Adult Advisory Panel Process Closed (Selection is in process)

We're Recruiting Two New Members for Older Adult Advisory Panel

The City of Mississauga is currently recruiting for two (2) vacant community member positions for the Older Adult Advisory Panel (OAAP). Community members must be a permanent resident of Mississauga and a minimum of 55 years of age. Below are the Older Adult Advisory Panel Terms of Reference, Recruitment Letter and a copy of the application form. Hard copies of the application are available at libraries, community centres and customer service central library.
 

Active+ Sping 2016 Edition Now Online!

Active+ Sping 2016 Edition

Spring to a new you! Learn about starting or stepping up your activity program, Mississauga's future plans for older adults, recipes, events and more.

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Free Tax Preparation Clinics in Mississauga

Free Tax Preparation Clinics in Mississauga

Income tax returns for 2015 are due in April. If you need assistance filing your return there are a number of free clinics in Mississauga.

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Safety Seminar for Older Adults

Safety Seminar for Older Adults

Free Family Caregiver Seminar on Safety for Seniors focused on Frauds and Scams, March 8, 2016.

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Ontario Senior Achievement Award Recipient!

Ontario Senior Achievement Award Recipient!

Older Adult Advisory Panel member, Bernard Jordaan, is one of the recipients of Ontario Senior Achievement Award 2015.

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Team Challenge: Adopt A Seniors' Home!

Team Challenge: Adopt A Seniors' Home!

Meadowvale Minor Hockey's ME51 Atom Red issues a challenge to hockey teams across Canada to spread some hockey cheer this winter. Many seniors would love to come to hockey games, but need to be invited and given a schedule. Larger, reputable seniors' homes have a bus, trained staff and an Activity Coordinator to transport and accompany seniors who are mobile and interested in outings. If your arena isn't very accessible or comfortable, they can choose to watch away games. Seniors can attend on a drop-in basis, depending on weather.

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