Ontario Society of Senior Citizens Organizations (OSSCO) develops and provides tools for learning and/or training to organizations and individuals. Through its members’ feedback, OSSCO develops educational programs, content and resources for delivering empowerment-learning in the province.
Through large learning events (i.e. conferences, symposiums, information fairs etc.), OSSCO provides an opportunity for seniors through organizations, individual seniors and professionals working with seniors to experience multiple seminars in a large-scale format. Educational conferences and information fairs involve an informational component, where resource information is developed and shared to assist seniors in achieving the optimum quality of life.
OSSCO past and current signature events include the following:
- Book Launch & Reading for Lives Lived: Stories North of 50 – Lives Lived is a collection of short stories and poems written by older Ontarians reflecting their views on aging and life’s journeys.
- Connect, Learn & Explore: Employment Conference & Job Fair for Mature Job Seekers – With a wide range of employers, services and information from different industries, this event offers an inclusive environment for mature job seekers to explore a variety of career paths and new employment opportunities.
- Elder Abuse: The Universal Challenge Symposium – Strategies and interventions for potential elder abuse situations
- Ontario’s Premier Seniors Conference & Information Fair – Ontario’s only conference specific to seniors featuring special key note speakers and a variety of exhibitors highlighting programs and services for the well-being of aging Ontarians.
Seniors are the fastest and largest growing demographic in Canada, with the proportion of seniors in Canada expected to double by 2025. Canadians continue to live longer life spans, and Ontario's Premier Seniors Conference & Information Fair brings together agencies, companies and organizations with over 250 seniors, including their families and caregivers to promote health and […]Find out more »
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