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New Educational Series: Seniors Learning Without Barriers

The Province of Ontario has funded the development of a new educational series ‘Seniors Learning Without Barriers’. Ontario Society of Senior Citizens Organizations is offering these programs to be delivered across Ontario by OSSCO local trainers or through a ‘train the trainer’ format for seniors in the community.

  • OSSCO Local Trainers can be requested from and funded by OSSCO. These programs are delivered free of charge (subject to available funding) to seniors in the following communities: Toronto, GTA, Sudbury, Sault Ste. Marie, Niagara Region, London and Windsor Essex.
  • OSSCO Learning Champions can be trained by OSSCO to deliver program(s) in their community. This is a volunteer based program delivery and this train the trainer format includes a full-length video, slide deck, trainer notes, group discussions/exercises and handouts.

The Seniors Learning Without Barriers educational series includes the following workshop topics:

  • Elder Abuse Prevention & Awareness
  • Healthy Involvement in Public Policy by Seniors
  • Home Is Where I Am
  • Aging With Good Sense
  • Overcoming Loneliness & Social Isolation

To request an OSSCO Local Trainer to to be come an OSSCO Learning Champion, please contact OSSCO by phone: 416-785-8570 or by email: info@ossco.org