Halton Chapter Presents Halton’s Leading “Living Well” Expo

Information updated May 5, 2016.


Please check back regularly as this information will be updated as more details are finalized.

Please save the date and be sure to join us for our LIVING WELL EXPO which will be held on Wednesday June 22nd, 2016 in the Auditorium at the Halton Regional Centre (HRC). The Regional Centre is located at 1151 Bronte Road just north of the QEW.  Entrance will be by the north doors and ample parking will be available in lots J, K and L which are a short walk to the entrance. Please click HRC_Parking_Map here for a map which provides information on how to access the HRC from Bronte Road and shows how to drive to the designated parking and entrance areas.

Doors will open at 5.15pm. The main program will begin at 6.45 and the evening will wrap up around 9.00pm.

We are pleased to announce that our keynote speaker will be Jason “The Germ Guy” Tetro. Jason is a microbiologist who has an unique way of explaining our daily encounters with bacteria. He is a regular speaker at events in Ontario and we are delighted that he will be speaking at our Living Well Expo

Our many sponsors, see list below, will have  their displays all set up and ready for you to visit and chat with them.

Martin Pangan will provide background entertainment throughout the evening. Martin has an easy listening style of music and an excellent repertoire of well known songs.

The main program will begin with a welcoming address from Halton Region Chairman Gary Carr followed by opening remarks from CARP National Office and our Chapter Chair, Tom Carrothers.  This will be followed by our keynote speaker.

Refreshments will once again be generously provide by the Chartwell Retirement Residence of Oakville. Seating will be informal and all tables will have a centre piece provided by Lioness Floral Creations.

Before our program wraps up around 9.00pm we will have our prize draws. There will be our usual 50/50 draw plus our Chapter Partners prize draw. Our Partners will be contributing to a certificate for 2 tickets to any of Canadian Christian Tours 2016 day trips. In addition many of our sponsors will have their own prize draws details for which will be available at their individual displays.


CARP Halton Chapter is very fortunate to have many sponsors who will be in attendance at our 2015 Annual General Meeting. They will all have displays where you will be able to pick up lots of information of interest to our demographic. We encourage you to take the opportunity to chat with them to find out about the services they offer and to take advantage of the benefits they provide. Our sponsors are listed below in alphabetical order. Please support our sponsors and rely on their expertise.

You can find more information about each company and the services they provide by clicking on their names which are linked to their websites.

Halton Chapter Partner Sponsors: 

Burlington Memorial Gardens

Established in 1979, Burlington Memorial Gardens features over 100 acres of beautifully landscaped and immaculately manicured gardens. Part of the Arbor group of cemeteries and funeral homes, the property is part of the historic Niagara Escarpment.

Canadian Christian Tours

Canadian Christian Tours organizes day trips, multi-day trips, and international trips. In addition, CC Tours is a full travel agency, with the ability to book flights, all-inclusive holidays, cruises, hotels, transportation.

Chartwell Oakville Retirement Residence

Chartwell Oakville Retirement Residence is nestled in the flourishing Oak Park Community; Oakville. It is an excellent choice for independent seniors as well as seniors who require assisted living services.

The following three services are provided by Halton Healthcare:

  • Connect Care Medical Alert Service: is a hospital owned and operated program for over 25 years. Helping people remain living in their own home for as long as possible. Monitored 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, Connect Care is now available across Canada. All net proceeds support hospital programs. Trusted and recommended by doctors, healthcare professionals, clients and families.
  • Work-Fit Total Therapy Centre: is a rehabilitation facility helps patients regain their physical function. The 2000 sq. ft. gym and large treatment area allows qualified staff to focus on providing the most current evidence based treatment that will help you get better and stay better.  Recently awarded the Ministry of Health funding for criteria specific physiotherapy in the Oakville, Milton and Georgetown hospitals.                                                                          www.WorkfitPhysiotherapy.ca
  • The Oakville Hospital Footcare & Orthotic Centre: has been owned and operated by Halton Health Care Services for over 20 year. Qualified chiropodists and RPN’s help relieve pain by offering services such as: custom orthotics, routine nail care, diabetic foot care, plantar fasciitis treatment, and compression stockings to name a few. They also offer personalized care and education to help improve and maintain your health.

Heart to Home Meals

Heart To Home Meals delivers delicious and nutritious frozen meals, soups and desserts directly into the homes of seniors. With 150+ menu items, seniors have many tempting selections to enjoy.

Home Instead Senior Care

An affordable solution for seniors requiring non-medical assistance such as companionship, meal preparation, housekeeping, laundry, transportation, errands, and personal care in order to remain in their own homes or retirement homes.


LegalShield gives you the advice you need to deal with everything from the trivial to the traumatic.  Our services will protect you and empower you to worry less and live more. Call us, we can help – 905-963-7452

Shoppers HomeHealthCare, Burlington

As part of Canada’s leading retailer of home healthcare equipment and supplies, Shoppers Home Health Care in Burlington helps Canadians every day to lead healthier, independent lifestyles.

Sherri Moro, Realtor, Sutton Group Quantum Realty Inc. Brokerage

For what’s next.  A network of exceptional specialists serving clients aged 50+ and their families with Right Sizing, Lifestyle Homes, Crisis Transitions and Estate Sales since 2001.Our team include Master Accredited Senior Agents (M-ASA), Seniors Real Estate Specialists (SRES), Certified Professional Consultants on Aging (CPCA) and Certified Relocation and Transition Specialists (CRTS®) for seniors.

Solutions for Aging Health and Wealth Care

One of the first of it’s kind in Canada.  A dedicated team of financial advisors specializing in the fastest growing segment of the population, seniors, boomer, and caregivers. Our program called the “Parent Health Advocate Program”tm is designed to help our clients manage their role as health and financial advocate for your aging family.  Solutions for Aging was recently featured in the February edition of Investment Executive Newspaper.

The McLennan Group Insurance Inc.

Offers innovative coverage solutions with a blend of unbeatable value, customer service, and trustworthy advice from licensed representatives. With Insurance Programs for CARP Members, it’s easy to protect your auto, home, health, vacation and finances, or provide for loved ones when you’re gone.

General Sponsors:

Access Abilities

We can help you take care of your home healthcare, mobility and accessibility needs – and we will do it with a smile!

Alert Best Nursing & Home Care

Offering a wide variety of services, including: in-home nursing care; attendant care for persons with injuries, disabilities or chronic illnesses; palliative care; and staffing solutions for hospitals, long-term care facilities and retirement homes.

Amica at Oakville

Amica Mature Lifestyles’ newest residence is in the heart of Bronte Village and represents the finest expression of independent retirement living.

Burlington Orthotic Centre

Our job is to make walking easier for you! We carry a wide range of functional and fashionable footwear in various widths, compression socks to help control swelling and we custom make orthotic insoles to help support your feet and align your whole body which helps control knee, hip and back pain as well.

deGraaf Financial Strategies

With over 60 years of family business experience deGraaf Financial Strategies has the knowledge & real life experience to guide you through your financial seasons of life.

Lioness Creations Floral Design

Floral Design, Gardening and Landscaping, Accessories – the Beauty of Nature Inside and Out. Workshop now located at Kerr Village House, 310 Kerr St., Oakville.

ListenUP! Canada

Your hearing aid experts for life™
Our mission is to provide individuals who have a hearing loss with the most professional, comprehensive and convenient hearing healthcare services, including high quality, affordable hearing aids, and the counseling and assistance they need to enhance the quality of their lives through better hearing.

Retire-at-Home Services

Since 1994, we have been providing Personal Home Care Services to individuals who are dealing with health concerns that affect their independence. Our goal is to give you the choice to stay at home for as long as you wish while maintaining your independence.

Royal Home Improvements

Trusted, professional, and knowledgeable general contractor since 1969.Experts when it comes to the ins and outs of older homes and bringing efficiency to an industry commonly known for delays.  We are fully licensed and carry a $5 million liability insurance policy and all of our trades have WSIB clearance certificates. Special offer for CARP Members

Silver Sherpa

Silver Sherpa provides independent planning, coordination, and navigation services for seniors and their families. Our scope encompasses financial and legal affairs, physical and mental health plans, social engagement components, nutrition, personal safety plans and more. We help you plan for the future, as well as navigate unexpected transitions and crises.

Smith’s Funeral Homes

Our mission is to help people of all faiths and beliefs create meaningful experiences that acknowledge and celebrate the life of the person who has died and facilitate the process of healing in the living in a manner which exceeds their expectations. We will do this in a caring, confidential and sensitive manner that respects the dignity and worth of the deceased.

Pearle Vision, Burlington at Appleby Crossing

Conveniently located at the southeast corner of Appleby and Dundas, Pearle Vision Burlington serves Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Waterdown and beyond! Our eyeglass store and vision center is dedicated to providing you with the latest designer styles of prescription eyeglasses, sunglasses, contact lenses. We have licensed opticians on-site at all times, as well as a licensed optometrist with evening and weekend appointments available.

Non Profit Sponsors:

Halton Older Adult Advisory Committee

Halton Region’s Older Adult Advisory Committee is an advisory body to Halton Regional Council that provides information on seniors’ issues to assist Council in making informed decisions on the behalf of seniors living in Halton.

Big Brothers-Big Sisters of Halton 

As Canada’s leading child and youth mentoring charity, Big Brothers Big Sisters facilitates life-changing relationships that inspire and empower children and youth to reach their potential, both as individuals and citizens.

Highway of Heroes Tribute

The mission of the Highway of Heroes Living Tribute is simple: To honour Canada’s fallen by planting 117,000 trees, one for every fallen Canadian Soldier since confederation, along the Highway of Heroes between Trenton and Toronto