The fair is taking place on Wednesday September 28th from 11am to 6pm at the Benson Center.
This free event is open to everyone and will showcase services and programs for seniors and their caregivers. With 40 exhibits and 15 workshops focused on aging well there is certain to be something for everyone.
“Aging well is prolonging our autonomy and guaranteeing the desired quality of life.” Bernard Lamarche, Chair of the Senior Friendly Community Committee.
Opening ceremonies will be held at 1:00pm in the Automotive room and will be followed by Keynote speaker James Conklin, PhD. James is an author, educator, scientist, and consultant who currently leads a study of how long-term care homes are coping with change during the COVID-19 pandemic. James looks forward to sharing his passion with event attendees.
Bilingual workshops are scheduled throughout the day on topics such as movement and nutrition for wellbeing, the power of laughter, brain health, retirement living options and so much more. Exhibitors range from senior clubs, education and volunteer opportunities, municipal services, senior living homes, recreation programs and more.
Food and monetary donations will be accepted for the Agape Center. Donations will provide attendees with a chance to win several prizes.
To learn more about participating vendors, workshop schedules and topics please visit www.cornwall.ca/seniorfair/
For any questions, please contact event coordinators at the Social Development Council of Cornwall and Area by phone at 613-930-0211 or by email at [email protected].
This event is funded in part by the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program.