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Aging Well in Your Home

Aging well in your home is becoming a reality for more seniors in Canada, here is how… We have all heard the saying that there is no place like home, and as you continue to age that saying becomes more and more relevant. The comfort of your own home is something that can feel irreplaceable. […]

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OTF Grow Grant: Year 1

A Year of Diversity for Over 55. With the valuable support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation, Over 55 has enjoyed unprecedented growth in its membership, diversity, and scope of jobs referred to our entrepreneurs. Following our original intent of the OTF Grow Grant, we have worked hard as an organization to recruit more female entrepreneurs, […]

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Over55 at The London Beatles Festival!

Here we are at The London Beatles Festival!

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OTF Funding Received

Over55 is pleased to announce new funding which has been received thanks to the valuable support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

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Home Extend – 2017

With the generous support of the Sifton Family Foundation, Over55 is pleased to announce that applications for Home Extend are once again open.

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Over 55 and Looking for Work?

Older adults looking for work can often face challenges unique to their position. Employers still think that they are dealing with a 50+ person that existed 50 years ago and not realizing that the 50+ person of today is younger looking, healthier, has longevity, and wants to continue their careers. If you are over 50 […]

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Thanks to Our Volunteers

We would like to express our sincere thanks to all of our volunteers. Over 55 had over 5,000 points of contact last year, and completed over 4,000 support services for people in London and area. This simply would not be possible without their support. Congratulations, and once again, THANK YOU!

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Help keep seniors in their homes longer!

As seen on CTV London News, Home Extend by Over55 provides low-income seniors with no-cost renovations to keep them in their homes longer. You can do your part to help our seniors by donating today, either by calling or visiting our offices, or online. You can donate now to help Over55 continue to improve quality […]

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A Warmer, Safer Christmas through Home Extend

Thanks to the Home Extend pilot project created by Over 55 London in partnership with Pathways Skills Development and Placement Centre and funded by the Sifton Family Foundation, a senior couple will enjoy a warmer, safer Christmas and future in their newly upgraded home.  The Crasto’s 50 year old home was desperately in need of repairs […]

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National Seniors Day

October 1, 2015 has been declared National Seniors Day! The Government of Canada is proud to pay tribute to the seniors who have helped build our country and continue to make valuable contributions to Canadian communities, workplaces and society. National Seniors Day is an occasion for all Canadians to appreciate and celebrate the seniors in […]