Information. Education. Support.

Upcoming events

    • January 25, 2019
    • 1:00 PM
    • December 13, 2019
    • 3:00 PM
    • Richmond Hill Public Library, Central Branch, Room A/B, 1 Atkinson St, Richmond Hill, ON

    • March 27, 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • June 26, 2019
    • Memories+, 291 Davis Drive, Unit 8, Newmarket, ON

    • May 08, 2019
    • July 10, 2019
    • 3 sessions
    • St. Matthew 's United Chruch 333 Crosby Ave, Rchmond Hill

    • May 24, 2019
    • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    • High Park - Bloor Street Entrance
    • May 28, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Holland Gardens Retirement Residence, 552 Holland Street West, Bradford, ON L3Z 4H3

    TIPS York Region Meeting Tuesday, May 28th

    Holland Gardens Retirement Residence

    552 Holland Street West, Bradford, ON L3Z 4H3


    RSVP – Melissa McKee by May 22nd, 2019


    Please note as we are having this meeting will start at 8 a.m. and will run until 11 – 11:30 a.m.


    It’s Not Right Training Workshop: Changing the Conversation to Stop Abuse of Older Adults

    Elder Abuse Ontario is pleased to invite you to join this dynamic training and education workshop. Learn how to lead presentation to educate individuals how to recognize the warning signs of the abuse of
    older adults and how to respond safely, and supportively through learning practical approaches for helping seniors at-risk or experiencing abuse.


    Workshop Objectives:
    - Learn about It's Not Right! Neighbours, Friends and Families for Older Adults (INR-NFF) - a proven, high performing education and engagement tool.

    -True-to-life scenarios are used to facilitate discussion and to build skills. 
    -Take-away the INR-NFF tools and materials to be able to deliver presentations.

    Constable Bussie Wood, York Regional Police
    Constable Bussie Wood obtained her Law Enforcement Diploma from Seneca College in 1995 and went on to work for Toronto Police as a Court Officer. She became a Police Officer in 1998 and began working with Peel Police on the road in Mississauga and then went into the Youth Education Bureau. In
    2009, Bussie transferred to York Regional Police where she has worked on the road at 1 District in Newmarket, at the Community Safety Village in Stouffville and has been a Senior Safety Officer since January 2015. As part of the Senior Safety Team, Bussie provides support to our older
    adults as well as community partners in order to ensure the safety and protection of everyone involved.

    Raeann Rideout, Central East Regional Consultant, Elder Abuse Ontario
    Raeann has more than 19 years of experience working in the field of elder abuse. She is committed to building the capacity of agencies and elder abuse networks in Ontario to better serve older adult's at-risk or experiencing abuse. She has been the provincial lead for INR campaign with EAO.
    Raeann has been a Regional Consultant for Elder Abuse Ontario for the past 14 years, in this role, she has responsibility for implementing EAO's initiatives, which includes providing public education to seniors, and developing training resources.

    Raeann is past Co-chair of the Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse.

    • May 29, 2019
    • 2:00 PM
    • July 10, 2019
    • 4:00 PM
    • Georgina Public Library, Keswick Branch, 90 Wexford Dr, Keswick, ON L4P 3P7


    • June 01, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Aurora Seniors' Centre, 90 John West Way, Aurora, ON


    • June 01, 2019
    • 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Newmarket Seniors' Meeting Place, 474 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON


    • June 10, 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Nathan Phillips Square 100 Queen St, Toronto ON, M5H 2N2

    Celebrate National Deafblind Awareness Month at JuneFest 2019

    Friday June 10th from 11am - 3pm, we will be hosting our annual JuneFest event at Nathan Phillips Square that is located in the heart of downtown Toronto at 100 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5H 2N2. We will continue our tradition of presenting the JT Award to a deserving individual, consumer group or service provider who, demonstrate excellence in creating awareness of the disability of deafblindness, expanding services and programs, and ensuring consumer involvement at all levels. 

    If you are interested in setting up an information booth, please have your registration in by Friday May 24th and your payment in by the end of May.  Along with your registration, we will need a list of items you will have set up at your booth as per the rules and regulations of Nathan Phillips Square. 

    *Please note you will have to bring your own tent and it must be weighted down with sandbags, large water bottles etc..
    If you do not have these weights, you will not be able to set up your tent!
    You can start booth set-up at 9am and you can start taking down your booth at 3pm

    Table Prices for JuneFest 2019:
    Consumer Groups $100
    Not for profit $150
    For Profit $250

    With your booth registration, you will get:
    One table with 2 chairs and a blue tablecloth
    Recognition on JuneFest's official website
    We would be happy to answer any questions you might have about JuneFest and your booth participation. Please contact Marta Zaharia 416 225-8989 or Lee Simpson 416 730-9501

    Thank you and look forward to seeing you June 10, 2019

    Click for Reg:

    Booth Ltr and Reg Form 2019.pdf

    • June 11, 2019
    • Oak Ridges Community Centre, 12895 Bayview Ave, Richmond Hill, ON

    If you have not yet registered for Seniors Day and are planning to please remember to register before May 28th. Below map shows where we would like you to park after dropping off your items for your table. There will be a shuttle van available to bring you from the parking back to the venue. Once I have more vendors confirmed I will make the map as to where your tables will be located. 

    To register:

    Call: 1-866-876-5423 x6709 or


    Click here to get more information about this event

    • June 11, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Oak Ridges Community Centre, 12895 Bayview Ave, Richmond Hill

    • June 19, 2019
    • 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • St. Matthew's United Church 333 Crosby Ave, Richmond Hill, ON


    • June 20, 2019
    • 9:30 AM
    • Leisure Complex, 135 Industrial Parkway N, Aurora, ON
    Please join Chartwell Retirement Residences on Thursday June 20th for our first Annual Walk for Wishes, benefitting Wish of a Lifetime Canada.

    This 1km walk being held in partnership with the Town of Aurora will take place on the walking track at the Leisure Complex - 135 Industrial Parkway North.  Registration Forms can be picked up from any Chartwell location in Aurora, Newmarket or Oak Ridges throughout the month of May.  Registration deadline is June 1st.

    To participate a donation of $10 to Wish of a Lifetime is required.

    At Chartwell, the underlying purpose guiding everything we do is to Make People’s Lives BETTER. When we first learned of Wish of a Lifetime, we knew the charitable organization shared our values and genuine passion for seniors, their mission—to shift the way society views and values our oldest generations by fulfilling seniors’ dreams and sharing their stories to inspire those of all ages— aligning beautifully with our own. 

    For more information please contact: Lesley Thompson 289-716-5957

    We look forward to walking with you to make the dreams of seniors come true!


    • June 27, 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Kingsway Place Retirement Residence, 145 Murray Dr, Aurora, ON L4G 2C7


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