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Seniors & Fraud – Presented by Over 55 and NWL

Fraud is the #1 crime against Canadian seniors. And it can take many forms such as identity theft, credit or debit card fraud, as well as phone or door-to-door scams, and more. We invite you to join us virtually on Thursday June 23, 2022 at 7 p.m. for a live webinar.

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The Longevity Economy

During 2020/2021, Over 55 received a Labour Market Partnership Grant from the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development to research and make recommendations for a Longevity Economy, where individuals age 55+ could be engaged to participate in the work force longer. This project is now complete, and you can download a copy of the report […]

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OTF Seed Project Update

Over the past 18 months, we have been fortunate enough to work on an OTF funded seed project to help make an impact at an LMCH community. Like all of you, our work was impacted by the global pandemic, however we worked hard to adapt and continue to serve older adults in London. I would […]

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Senior Hub

Senior Hub is a new service by Over 55, offering learning opportunities for older adults, as well as connections to other community resources. Be sure to visit SeniorHub.ca and give us your feedback!

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October 2020 Newsletter

What’s New at Over 55: Fall is here! And with the arrival of the cooler weather, it’s time to turn our thoughts to those fall projects you may have been considering. Although the pandemic has meant challenges to the way things are done, it’s still important to keep on top of maintenance projects. And Over […]

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A Change in Focus

This global pandemic has impacted all of us, and forced us to rethink one of our most exciting OTF pilot projects. In 2019, we began the process of working with London Middlesex Community Housing (LMCH) to bring our programming and workshops to its residents. The aim was to not only increase learning options for residents, […]

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OTF Grow Grant Summary

Thank You OTF! With the pandemic impacting so many communities around the world, we would like to take this opportunity to reflect on a positive end to our OTF Grow Grant. In 2017, Over 55 Skills At Work was awarded an Ontario Trillium Foundation Grow Grant. The $397,000 was invested into our organization to help […]

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O55 Update re: COVID-19

Dear Clients: As COVID-19/Novel Coronavirus continues to challenge how we work and deliver service, we would like to inform you that our offices are closed until at least April 6th. We remain available to you via phone – (519)438-1111 and e-mail – info@o55.ca. We are still offering our full range of services, but please be […]

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OTF Seed Project

We are excited to announce our new Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) project, which is being funded under the Seed stream. This project brings us into an exciting new partnership with London Middlesex Community Housing (LMCH) to pilot a program which will engage residents in an existing LMCH building. Our focus will be to work with […]

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Reflecting on a Year of Growth

Looking Ahead to Year 3 of Our OTF Grow Grant In April of 2017, we were thrilled to announce that the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) had chosen to support Over 55 through a Grow Grant.  The $397,000 awarded to our organisation has already had a significant impact in growing our membership base, as well as […]