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Plenty of Ways for Older Adults to Connect Virtually

City services | March 2, 2021

Try a free program offered by the City of Mississauga’s Recreation Division and meet new friends. Sauga Connections for Older Adults offers weekly activities for older adults are available by computer, tablet or phone. These informal programs are a way to connect with others during the winter and pandemic.

Program Information

Programs are free and open to all residents ages 55 and older and include group discussions, activities and fitness classes.

Sessions open five minutes before the start time and activities are 30-60 minutes in length.

How to Connect

It’s easy to connect and help is available for those new to virtual programs.

If you require support to join by computer or phone, please contact the Older Adult Team who will be happy to assist you getting started.

  1. Review the program schedule – available online or by calling our Older Adult team
  2. Choose how to participate:
  • On your phone – dial-in using the phone numbers and instructions on the website, or contact the Older Adult team
  • On your device – use your computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone; technical tutorials are available on the website or contact the Older Adult team for support
  1. Connect and enjoy – there’s no need to pre-register, just dial in or use the link provided for your program

 

For Assistance Contact our Older Adult team:

Madison Piette – 905-615-4800 ext. 2667 madison.piette@mississauga.ca

Jackie Ellicott – 905-615-4810 ext. 2652 jackie.ellicott@mississauga.ca

Stay Home Stay Active – Older Adults

Program Schedule

Monday

Yarn Crafters: Join us for some time to connect and show off your current projects or start a new one. We would love to see and chat with you. Even if you don’t have a project on the go.

Tuesday

Coffee Talk: Enjoy your favourite cup of coffee or tea and chat. Each week we will have a special guest speaker joining us.

Wednesday

Fitness: Join our certified fitness instructors for a variety of fun, fitness classes for all levels. No fitness equipment required as we will be making use of the things you have at home.

Thursday

Hot Topics: Each week we will present a new topic of interest. Each guest speaker will discuss the topics that matter.

Friday

Fitness: Join our certified fitness instructors for a variety of fun, fitness classes for all levels. No fitness equipment required as we will be making use of the things you have at home.

For More Information Visit: Sauga Connections for Older Adults where you will also find our monthly calendar