All Seniors in the Community are invited to join us!
Hosted by YMCA Northumberland, in partnership with OACAO and generous funding from the Government of Ontario, this free community connecting event, running 10am to 2pm at the Cobourg Y, is open to the public. It will bring a wide variety of vendors who offer support, services, and activities of interest to adults 55+ all under one roof.
The fair will feature 40+ local vendors, some demonstrations, and entertainment including a Fashion Show. Topics like Retirement Living, Finance & Legal Services, Mental Health, and Sports & Fitness will be explored! This event is a forum to build community partnerships, share knowledge about healthy aging and encourage participation in active lifestyles for those aged 55+ in our community.
What’s more, during the event, we will be offering a light complimentary lunch to all vendors and attendees.
To view a complete list of this year’s Vendors and their offerings, please click on the button below.View Vendor List
- 9-10am – Vendor Setup in Gym
- 10am to 2pm – Doors Open to Participants
- 10:15am – Welcoming Remarks in Lobby
- 10:30am – Demo from Dr. David Kim in Front Studio
- 11:00am – Comedic Set from Clifford Myers in Lobby
- 11:30am – Lunch Café in Lobby
- 12noon – Fashion Show in Front Studio
- 1:00pm – Drum Circle, featuring Port Hope Beats in Lobby
- 1:30pm – Closing Remarks
- 2pm – Tear Down
Kim Jaye talks about the Seniors Active Living Fair during the Community Spotlight from gonorthumberland.ca.
Bulletproof Your Back and Neck with Dr. Dave Kim, DC
This interactive workshop will provide attendees with strategies to prevent some of the most common types of back and neck pain that Dr. Kim encounters in clinical practice. Attendees can expect to leave with a better understanding of the unique mobility and stability requirements of the different regions of the spine, along with exercises they can incorporate into their daily routine, whether they are in the gym, travelling, or at home. Please come prepared to move as Dr. Kim will be sharing some of his favourite mobility and stability drills for the spine that he uses with patients every day.
About Dr. Kim:
Dr. Kim is a board-certified chiropractor and acupuncture provider with a full-time clinical practice within the Port Hope Sports and Rehabilitation Centre. He utilizes a patient-centred, evidence-based approach to care, combining chiropractic techniques, contemporary electro-acupuncture, and rehabilitative exercise to create sustainable solutions for musculoskeletal complaints.
Laughter and Positive Mental Health with Clifford Myers
Clifford Myers is a 15 year professional comedian and founder of The Other Comedy Company – a small business that uses comedy as a learning tool for social and emotional learning. Clifford has been featured on Just For Laughs Toronto, NXNE, MTV, TSN, and Mirvish. Clifford will be speaking about the correlation between laughter and positive mental health with insights into his company’s research. For more information visit: www.theothercomedy.co.
We acknowledge and thank the Government of Ontario for the funding provided to the Older Adult Centres’ Association of Ontario (OACAO) for this event.