Connection in Action's Information Event at Knox Presbyterian Church in Milton on May 22, 2024
Photo of Connection in Action’s Information Event at Knox Presbyterian Church in Milton on May 22, 2024.

Thank you for joining us at our Social Connections: An Information Event for Adults Aged 55+, which were held in Milton and Oakville in May 2024

We are thrilled that you could be part of our first ever information events! We hope you received some helpful information and that you learned something new.

Click here to see photos from the events.

Click here to see the list of presenters and information tables from both events.

If you attended the event, we would appreciate hearing your feedback! Click here to fill out a survey.

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

Find resources in your community

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