Connection in Action is hosting two information events for adults aged 55+ in May.

Learn about the value of social connections, the impacts of isolation and loneliness, and learn about programs and services offered across Halton. Hear from speakers and visit our information tables.

Attendance is free! Light refreshments will be served. Registration is required.

Click here for more information and to register for the event on Wednesday May 22 in Milton.

Click here for more information and to register for the event on Tuesday May 28 in Oakville.

Connection in Action supports adults aged 55+ who live in Halton by providing information about existing social opportunities to help increase social belonging.

Connection in Action also supports communities across Halton through our LITE (Loneliness, Isolation to Empowerment) Education to help increase awareness about issues impacting older adults.

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Call Us

Are you an adult aged 55 or older living in Halton and want to increase your social connections?

Call our Connection Specialist
(905) 844-2299

What are Social Connections?

  • It plays an important role in our health and well-being
  • It refers to the number and quality of relationships we have with the people around us
  • These relationships can be with family, friends, neighbours, community members, and so on
Learn More about Social Connections
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Call our Connection Specialist if you:

  • Are an adult aged 55 or older and live in Acton, Burlington, Georgetown, Milton, or Oakville
  • Are interested in meeting new people
  • Have experienced a significant change or event in your life
Learn More about our Connection Specialist

LITE Education

  • Strengthen your skills and increase your capacity through our Loneliness, Isolation to Empowerment (LITE) Education
  • Topics include social isolation and loneliness, elder abuse, ageism, and age-friendly communities
  • This 3-hour education is offered free of cost to service providers, volunteers, community groups, and older adults
Learn More about LITE Education
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Halton’s 55+ Population (2021 Census)

Halton is home to approximately 170,565 older adults (55+), making up 29% of the population.

Older adults make up 35% of Burlington’s population, the highest rate amongst Halton’s four municipalities.

Although Milton has a higher number of older adults compared to Halton Hills, they make-up 19% of Milton’s population, compared to 30% of Halton Hills’ population.

Learn More about Halton’s 55+ Population

Did You Know?

Older adults in Halton who report a strong sense of community-belonging also report better mental health.

Contact our Connection Specialist

(905) 844-2299
Fill out our Referral Form

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Halton Community Services Directory
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