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Age-Friendly Community Highlights and Events

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Third Age Barrie - Life Long Learning Association - Learning is ageless…and so are you!!! Whether you are 50 or 95, we hope that learning for the sake of learning inspires you! Research has shown that people who continue to learn new things well into their retirement are healthier and happier than those who don’t. That’s the philosophy behind Third Age Barrie, known by most of us as TAB. We are a group of retirees just like you who are excited about life, learning and the opportunity to be vibrant contributors to society!

Third Age Learning for 50+ in Orillia -  Over 50? Looking for interesting and creative education opportunities to stimulate your mind – without the quizzes, grades and prerequisites?  The Department of Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning at Lakehead University Orillia is pleased to introduce Third Age Learning at Lakehead (TAL). Designed to provide creative and thought-provoking educational opportunities to adult learners in Orillia and surrounding area.

Simcoe County Museum - Seniors' Social - First Wednesday of every month (excluding January) - 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Seniors' Social is a monthly Museum event running the first Wednesday of every month (excluding January) and organized by the Friends of the Simcoe County Museum. From 2-3:30pm enjoy a different themed program each month, light refreshments and time to socialize with fellow visitors.  Admission is $6 per person. Groups of 5 or more are asked to register in advance. Check our Events Calendar entries for theme details each month - updates will be done once themes and guest speakers are confirmed.​  Advisory: Seniors' Social at The Simcoe County Museum

L.E.A.D.S Program ~ Mondays at the Ramara Centre ~ 9:30am to 11:30am - a series of events (speakers and topics) related to our aging population - held at The Ramara Centre for seniors in the Township.  Register by calling (705) 325-3091

Friends of the Simcoe County Museum Tea and Talk Social -  First Wednesday of each month -  2:00 pm to 3:30 pm - beginning Wednesday, October 3rd.  The cost is $6 per person per visit.  Contact the Simcoe County Museum for more information at (705) 728-3721.

Georgian Village in Penetanguishene - Events Page

Rendezvous Bistro at the Village Pub - Georgian Village in Penetanguishene

Township of Tiny Senior Symposium  

Tay Township Seniors Advisory Committee

Shingles Vaccine Free for Ontario Seniors

Ministerial Message - Alzheimer's Awareness Month - January 2018

Simcoe Muskoka Vital Signs Report

Pilot Project has County Paramedics making home visits to patients with chronic diseases - Barrie Today May 13th 2016

County Holds Age-Friendly Public Consultations - September 2016

Press Release: Ontario Community Transportation Network Launched - August 2016

Township of Tay - Sidewalk snowplowing and sanding beginning 2016

SWIFTinitiative receives major boost from federal and provincial governments - July 26, 2016


The Southern Georgian Bay Family Physician Recruitment Program and the Guardian Tay Pharmacy are pleased to introduce Dr. Justin Zahedy to our community - June 2016

Accessibility in Orillia

Accessibility in Midland