Life After Fifty Lottery 2017/18 Results

Life After Fifty Lottery 2017/18  Results
Posted February 28, 2018
Life After Fifty Lottery sales ran from November 1st, 2017 to January 31st, 2018
Over 1600 tickets were sold and $28,000 was raised!!
Congratulations to all of our winners!
A BIG thank you to everyone who made the lottery a success!

Our Winners:

February 23, 2018

$200 Just Jeff's Gourmet Express Card - Lynne Venables
$200 Just Jeff's Gourmet Express Card - Phyliss and Mile Ristic

and our GRAND PRIZE of $10,000 CASH was won by:
Michael Macklem!
 

February 16, 2018

Just Jeff's Gourmet Express $200 - Pat Bensette
Just Jeff's Gourmet Express $200 - Knit & Crochet Group

$2500 CASH - David E Parent

 

February 9, 2018

$200 Just Jeff's Gourmet Express Card - Sewing Sisters
$200 Just Jeff's Gourmet Express Card - Jim Gordon

$1000 CASH prize - Matthew Fox

 

February 2, 2018

Sellers Incentive Prizes - For every 15 tickets sold a seller received a ballot for our incentives draw

LAF one year membership or $100 Cash - Chris Wilson
$100 Just Jeff's Gourmet Express Card - Chris Wilson
$100 Just Jeff's Gourmet Express Card - Gabrielle McMillan
$100 Just Jeff's Gourmet Express Card - Gail Coomber
$100 Just Jeff's Gourmet Express Card - Shirley Grondin

Every Friday there are two extra draws:
$200 

Town of Tecumseh News Release

Town of Tecumseh News Release
Posted November 17, 2017
The Town of Tecumseh Senior Advisory Committee has received funding under the Seniors
Community Grant Program for a pilot project with Life After Fifty (LAF) to offer adults new ways to participate in the community by engaging in active, healthy and social programming benefits.

The pilot project affords Tecumseh seniors the benefit of participating in the following upcoming events presented by LAF:

Holiday Bazaar Devonshire Mall, Thursday, November 9, 2017 12:30 – 4:15 pm approx.
Sgt. Wilson’s Air Force Dinner Show LAF WSC, Friday, December 8, 2017 5:30 – 9:00 pm

Accessible bus transportation arrangements to the above events, including the cost of the Dinner Show tickets, are provided under the grant funding. 

Register to attend one of the above exciting event(s) by contacting Ext. 143. Limited spaces are available and issued on a first come, first serve basis.

Event details can be found on the Town’s website, or by contacting Ext. 143.

LAF Warms up Windsor!

LAF Warms up Windsor!
Posted November 17, 2017
With recent hot temps these days most Windorites are probably not thinking about chilly winter, but Laf Windsor has thought about it!

Once again, Life After Fifty and its members will help our community by keeping them warm and supported.The annual Coats for Kids program has started.

Both our East Side and West Side locations will collect new and like-new  coats for kids and adults. We also take essentials to keep us warm in winter, such as mittens, hats and gloves too.

The West Side Centre will be a distribution centre in November. 

Life After Fifty - Outreach Program - Reducing Seniors' Isolation

Life After Fifty - Outreach Program - Reducing Seniors' Isolation
Posted November 15, 2017
  • FREE Educational workshop series.
     
  • Workshops are conducted monthly in 20 seniors designated apartment buildings in Windsor and Essex County.
Workshop Topics Include:
  • Technology and Computers
  • Assertiveness Training
  • You and Your Health
  • Active Aging
  • Mental Health
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Money Matters
  • Things to do in Windsor
 
This program is funded through the United Way's Reducing Seniors' Isolation Strategy
This program is offered in partnership with the Windsor Essex Community Housing Corporation. 

Sharing some of our event pictures: 
BBQ at Ouellette Manor
Celebrating Diversity - Community Health and Safety Information Fair

For further information about this program or you would like to present a workshop or program, please contact:
Tahira (519) 254 1108 x116              or              Meghan (519) 254-1108 X140
 

What does Caesars and Cupcakes have in common?

What does Caesars and Cupcakes have in common?
Posted October 20, 2017
On Monday October 2nd, our Outreach Services had reason to celebrate! 

Caesars Windsor announced a corporate gift of $20,000 to the United Way Windsor-Essex during the Cupcake Social at the Raymond DesMarais Manor in Windsor. Caesars Windsor HERO volunteers joined in the fun and decorated cupcakes with the seniors who regularly attend the programs offered by Life After Fifty. LAF's Outreach Services are funded by the United Way.

The Outreach Program is called "Promoting Seniors Independence".  Both Tahira and Meghan provide colaboative outreach services to seniors in Windsor-Essex with the aim to reduce and prevent:  social isolation, loss of support networks, physical mobility, and other health and mental health issues that seniors experience due to aging.  Workshops offer an array of fun and interesting educational, recreational, physical and social activities.

To know more about this value-added program improving the lives of older adults in our community, please contact:

Tahira:  (519) 254 1108 X116
or
Meghan: (519) 254 1108 X140
Support LAF!

Support LAF!

Donations help to offset the cost of activities and help to keep the programs offered affordable for older adults and seniors in Windsor/ Essex. 

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Proud Funded Partners

Proud Funded Partners

Life After Fifty acknowledges, with gratitude, the support we receive from a variety of funders. 

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LAF Corporate Sponsors

LAF Corporate Sponsors

Thank you to our fabulous Corporate Sponsors! Your support is greatly appreciated!

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