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ARP recently reported that 77% of seniors want to remain longer in their home. The website evidencenetwork.ca asked seniors: How do we provide supports in communities to make them as age-friendly as possible so that seniors can continue to contribute to society and have the best quality of life? OSSCO©’s project, Keys to Daily Living,
This project, funded by Province of Ontario, provides peer support to adults 55+ and connects them with employability knowledge experts and access to businesses with intergenerational workplaces through networking and training. A new 8-session virtual training program connects older adults to their peers to improve their labour market participation prospects. New networking opportunities are provided
Funded by New Horizons for Seniors Grant in 2021-2022, this project created OSSCO©’s Senior’s Virtual Learning Hub Programs, which are known as TeleLearning programs. The project focused on helping seniors connect with peers and learn to use technology for real human connections and continuous learning. Seniors developed new and meaningful relationships while remaining at home