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Several outdoor recreational amenities are now permitted to be open as of June 11 under Step One of Ontario’s Roadmap to Re-open. For more information, see our complete program and service impact updates.

A graphic for the Older Adult Expo which promotes the event.

Older Adult Expo

June is Seniors Month in Ontario and this year’s theme is Stay Safe, Active and Connected. It is a time when we recognize our amazing older adults and the contributions they have made in communities across our province

We’re celebrating this month by offering free, informative webinars each weekday. It’s easy to join – just click the link below, up to five (5) minutes before the session you’re interested in. Webinars are a blend of both live and pre-recorded sessions. Times and dates are listed below.

All of the webinars listed below have been pre-recorded, so you can watch them at your leisure.

June 7: Evergreen Retirement Community (Presenting Sponsor)

Located in the heart of Mississauga, Evergreen Retirement Community is a hidden gem offering the best in senior living. With multiple dining options, chef-prepared meals, excellent views of the city, and an extensive activities program, Evergreen offers a fun and luxurious resort-inspired lifestyle. Learn more about the options available to you.

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June 14: Amica City Centre

Amica City Centre sits in the heart of downtown Mississauga, in the midst of a bustling and vibrant city. Steps from Square One, the Living Arts Centre, the library, parks, and walking paths, you have a world of choices every day. Learn more about their private suites and common spaces, all designed for your comfort and accessibility.

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June 21: Parkland on the Glen

Parkland on the Glen offers premium retirement home rentals, nestled in the heart of Mississauga’s Sawmill Valley. Situated on the grounds of the historic Glenerin Inn, Parkland on the Glen is surrounded by four acres of mature forest and a rambling ravine. Whatever you want to experience during your retirement years, you’ll find it here.

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June 28: Yee Hong Social Services Division

The Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care takes pride in being a provider of choice for long-term care services. Committed to being a centre of excellence, we provide culturally appropriate, Resident/Client and Family Centred Care in our four long-term care homes with a total of 805 beds.

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These events will be hosted live each Tuesday from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Also, join us live every Tuesday in June from 11:45 am – 12:00 pm for an open question and answer forum.

June 1: Kick-off event

  • We’ll jump-start the month with a message from Mayor Bonnie Crombie and our Presenting Sponsor Evergreen Retirement Community.
  • Let us help to keep you moving while we’re away from our fitness centres by joining Libby Norris in a morning movement break and learn how the City of Mississauga can help you reach your fitness goals.
  • Did you know active transportation improves your health and the health of our community? Learn how walking and biking can increase wellness right in your own backyard.

June 8: City of Mississauga Parks, Forestry, and Environment

  • Hear from our dynamic team that protects the natural environment and creates great public spaces to make healthy and happy communities. This team provides services across the City in forestry, park development, park operations, park planning, and the environment.

Join us on June 8 with your computer or tablet

Event password: EXPO

June 15: City of Mississauga MiWay and Animal Services

  • Travel with us! Mississauga’s transit provider will review schedules, maps, services, updates, fares, transfers, and travel
  • Animal services provide several services across Mississauga including pet licensing, pet adoption, fostering pets, animal rescues and emergencies, animal shelter, and wildlife maintenance

Join us on June 15 with your computer or tablet

Event password: EXPO

June 22: City of Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services

Join us on June 22 with your computer or tablet

Event password: EXPO

June 29: City of Mississauga Community Groups

  • Hear about 36 older adult community groups in Mississauga. Community groups are non-profit, volunteer-run groups that can register to access benefits and resources available through the City.

Join us on June 29 with your computer or tablet

Event password: EXPO

All of the webinars listed below have been pre-recorded, so you can watch them at your leisure.

June 2: Hydrocephalus Canada

June is Hydrocephalus & Spina Bifida Awareness Month. Hydrocephalus Canada exists to empower those impacted by these neurological conditions to experience their best life through advocacy, research, and innovation. Learn more to help increase awareness, education, and support.

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June 9: West Toronto Diabetes Education Program

West Toronto DEP is a comprehensive Diabetes Education Program offering timely, safe, and client-centered care since 2002. We’re dedicated to promoting healthy community living, with a focus on diabetes self-management strategies. Learn more about managing your diabetes and the options available to you.

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June 16: Indus Community Services

Indus Community Services is an accredited, not-for-profit community benefit organization that has served local communities for over 35 years. Originally founded as India Rainbow Community Services, this registered charity is supported by its donors and by all three levels of government. We’re a leader in the provision of culturally appropriate services to newcomers, families, women, and seniors.

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June 23: City of Mississauga Golf

The City of Mississauga has two public golf courses available for your entertainment: BraeBen and Lakeview. Both courses offer something for everyone, with stunning views, lessons and clinics, and more. Watch some testimonials from our lovely golfer guests.

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June 30: Fitness video

We’ve got a quick Fit Break video for you, courtesy of the Mississauga Recreation YouTube channel! Join Habib for a quick SitFit class. Low impact, and perfect for all skill & ability levels, join us for a few minutes to get your body moving.

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These events will be hosted live each Thursday from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Also, join us live every Thursday in June from 11:45 am – 12:00 pm for an open question and answer forum.

June 3: Information Session to Mississauga Seniors’ Centre Members on Carmen Corbasson Community Centre Redevelopment

  • Learn more about the Carmen Corbasson Community Centre Redevelopment.
  • Our Panelists will include: Ward 1 Councillor Dasko; Kristina Zietsma, Director, Recreation; Andrew Noble, District Manager, Recreation; Krista Franceschini, Facility Manager, Carmen Corbasson Community Centre & Mississauga Senior’s Centre; Anna Cascioli, Senior Manager, Capital Design & Construction; and Sonali Mazmanian, Project Manager Capital Design, and Construction

June 10: City of Mississauga Accessibility Planning and Libraries

  • Welcome Dan Sadler, Supervisor Accessibility. Accessibility at the City provides accessible and inclusive services, programs, and facilities. Dan will discuss accessibility reports, standards, public transportation, recreation programs, and accessible technology
  • Learn about current library services, locations, library cards, and older adult programs that the library system has to offer

Join us on June 10 with your computer or tablet

Event password: EXPO

June 17: City of Mississauga Recreation Programs, Golf, Food Services, Therapeutic and Aquatics

  • Get more active and creative by taking part in Mississauga recreation and sports programs
  • Today we will hear from representatives in our aquatics, therapeutic, golf, and food services teams. Learn how the recreation team has pivoted to offer virtual programming, how to stay active, and what recreation offers to keep you safe and connected
  • Chef Nico from hospitality services will demonstrate how to grow your own indoor microgreens and how to use them within a healthy recipe

Join us on June 17 with your computer or tablet

Event password: EXPO

June 24: City of Mississauga Culture Division

  • Through development, services, programs, and partnerships the City’s Culture division preserves, supports, and enhances the artistic and historic fabric of Mississauga. You will learn more about Mississauga Celebration Square, Mississauga Museums, and the Small Arms Inspection Building.

Join us on June 24 with your computer or tablet

Event password: EXPO

All of the webinars listed below have been pre-recorded, so you can watch them at your leisure.

June 4: Nurse Next Door

Nurse Next Door proudly provides premium elder home care in Mississauga and also brings Happier Aging to every client they care for. Whether you need a little help around the house with meal prep or medication reminders, Nurse Next Door is there to keep you living comfortably in your own home.

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June 11: Senior Helpers Mississauga

Senior Helpers Mississauga are bonded and insured caregivers who provide a wide range of in-home care to seniors in Mississauga; companionship & socialization, assistance with ADLs and personal care, meal prep, light housekeeping/laundry, medication reminders, grocery shopping, and more. From 3 hours a week to live-in care, they do it all.

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June 18: Bayshore Home Health

Bayshore Home Health believes in creating special moments for their clients, whether it’s at the bedside, in the clinic, or on the phone. They’re one of the country’s leading providers of home and community health care services and are a Canadian-owned company. They’re dedicated to enhancing the quality of life, dignity, and independence of all Canadians, by providing customized care plans and solutions that allow clients to remain in the comfort of their own homes.

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June 25: Arbor Glen Oaks

Arbor Glen Oaks Funeral Home & Cemetery can help you design personalized ceremonies and receptions, and choose the ideal features to ensure the memory of your loved one will last for generations to come. With the funeral home and cemetery in one location, your guests have less time in a long procession between locations and more time to connect with each other and share memories. Through pre-planning, you can design your own unique statement, save money, and reduce the amount your family will need to handle later.

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IMPORTANT PRIVACY & SECURITY ADVISORY:

Participants in this course are advised that this course will take place ENTIRELY ONLINE using a third-party video chatting solution called Cisco WebEx Meetings. This means that, in order to participate in the class, you will be required to download and configure the Cisco WebEx Meetings application for use on your home computer (Windows or Mac OS X), tablet (iOS or Android), or smartphone (iOS or Android).

Participants are cautioned that, by their nature, video-chatting solutions utilize the camera and microphone on their devices and that they should act accordingly. Before using WebEx Meetings, or any similar application, please ensure that your camera and microphone are functional and that they are turned OFF.

Activating your microphone or camera is entirely your choice and is not a requirement to participate in the course. However, you may not get a full experience without at least a microphone.

Be aware that it is possible that, although the City will not record the session, there is a risk that other participants (or Cisco, the WebEx Meetings solution provider) might record your voice or camera unbeknownst to you. This vendor is located in the United States and your data may end up in that jurisdiction.

Lastly, be advised that, when you are using Cisco WebEx Meetings or any other third-party application, you are agreeing to that vendor’s terms & conditions and to their privacy policy.  Please consult https://www.cisco.com/c/en_ca/about/legal/privacy-full.html for further details. If any of the above is a concern to you, you are advised to register for an in-person course when these return in the coming months.