Mississauga seniors searching for exciting and rewarding things to do can choose from many different events in the coming weeks. The staff at Home Care Assistance, a leading provider of elder care Mississauga, ON, families believe in, has put together a list of upcoming local events seniors should check out.
1. Protect Yourself Now!
This free senior event will take place at the Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care at 5510 Mavis Road on November 24th from 10am to 3pm. The seminar features professionals who will teach seniors the tools and techniques needed to protect themselves in their home, from scams, and while traveling around the city. They will also receive hands-on training with other seniors participating in this event. Free lunch is included.
2. Now We’re Cooking: Healthy Meals for One
The Square One Older Adult Centre at 100 City Centre Drive will be hosting this free cooking event on December 9th from 2pm to 5pm. During this event, a certified nutrition manager will teach seniors how to prepare single meals that are affordable, well balanced, and healthy. Reservations are required.
3. Christmas at the Lighthouse
This holiday extravaganza will take place at the Port Credit Lighthouse at 105 Lakeshore Road West on December 3rd from 1pm to 6pm. Seniors can spend an exciting day caroling and touring the interactive ice sculptures, and they can also socialize and shop for presents from the dozens of talented vendors at their festive artisan market. The festival will end with a magical tree lighting ceremony. Seniors can also proudly give back to the community by bringing a nonperishable food item to the festival that will be donated to the Compass Food Bank.
4. Holiday Cookie Decorating 101 Workshop
The Evergreen Retirement Community at 820 Scollard Court is hosting this free holiday event on December 13th from 2pm to 3pm. During this event, seniors can socialize while learning a few cookie decorating techniques, and they will also be given everything they need to turn regular cookies into extraordinary themed decorations for the holidays. Reservations are required.
If your elderly loved one needs transportation to local events or just needs someone to keep him or her company while out and about in the community, reach out to Home Care Assistance. Our compassionate caregivers are available 24/7 to provide these services and much more. To learn more about the most beneficial live-in and respite care Mississauga, ON, has to offer, call (905) 337-1200 to speak with a Care Manager and schedule a free in-home consultation.