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Webinars for Seniors

Amica is pleased to support seniors, families and caregivers with our series of webinars for seniors. When COVID-19 impacted our ability to host in-person events and informational sessions, we launched this series of live virtual seminars and invited our online community to join guest speakers sharing their expertise across a wide range of themes. You can access our growing library of webinars here: scroll down to select and watch at your leisure.

Introducing Amica webinars for seniors

Our series of live virtual talks and online learning workshops is designed to empower seniors and their families with answers, tips and information across a variety of topics, including senior health and wellness, better sleep, managing stress, self-care, better aging, caregiving, living with Alzheimer’s, downsizing and more. These online webinars for seniors are presented by nationally recognized experts, generously sharing their experiences and expertise. Follow Amica Senior Lifestyles on Facebook to learn more about upcoming live webinar topics and presenters.

Featured webinars and experts

  • When seniors told us that had trouble sleeping during COVID-19, we requested tips for solving sleep problems from Dr. Julie Carrier, a University of Montreal psychology professor and Director of the Sleep and Circadian Rhythms Network. This online video also includes a short presentation on mindfulness and meditation for seniors to help with better sleep.
  • Discover advice on preventing isolation and loneliness in our virtual seminar about how the brain changes during stressful times, presented by Dr. Heather Palmer, the renowned expert behind our Memory Care programs (please see below).
  • Improve your brain and memory with solutions from brain health expert Dr. Heather Palmer, including tips for seniors to improve how you think, feel and function (please see below).

Expert-led webinar on Alzheimer’s & Dementia

Join us for an informative live webinar called “Grey Matters: Interventions & Support for Individuals with Dementia”. Dr. Vivian Brown, Canadian physician and international speaker, will share advancements in memory care treatment, including new medication and clinical trials. Dr. Heather Palmer, Amica’s Cognitive Well-Being Advisor. 

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What is Your Plan? A Virtual Amica Event

Unsure of how to start the difficult conversation around future care plans and how you would like them managed? We can help. Join experts Erin Bury of Willful, Nathan Kupusa of Solutions for Aging, and Andrea Prashad, Amica’s VP of Resident Experience, for an in-depth discussion on the importance of Power of Attorney documents, tips for drafting a will, and the role that each document plays, especially when moving into a retirement residence.

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Virtual Safe Socializing event

Whether you’re hosting a small gathering or attending a backyard barbeque, we want to make sure you have everything you need to socialize safely. That’s why we’re pleased to invite you to this special virtual event hosted by Gary McBlain, Amica’s National Director of Culinary Services.
Stay Social
ice-cold lemonade

Downsizing and small space tips

Get tips on what to bring to make the most small space living and learn about the thoughtful design at Amica from our VP of Design Claudia Salgado. Plus, get advice on how to begin downsizing in your own home from Terry L. Brown, President and CEO of Relocate Stress Free.

Start Downsizing
Claudia Salgado, Amica’s VP of Design

Overcoming adversity with an Olympian

Join us for a talk about overcoming adversity by Jesse Lumsden, Canadian Olympian and former CFL player. Plus, find out how Amica has handled the hurdles and changes associated with the pandemic from Andrea Prashad, Amica’s VP of Resident Experience.

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Jesse Lumsden, Canadian Olympian, and former CFL player will share his experience with overcoming adversity, and Andrea Prashad, Amica’s VP of Resident Experience, will discuss the hurdles and changes associated with these current times of uncertainty.

Improve your memory and well-being

Looking for tips on how to enhance your memory, increase your ability to manage daily tasks and boost feelings of well-being? Watch this webinar for seniors by Dr. Heather Palmer, Amica’s National Director of Cognitive Well-Being and an internationally recognized dementia expert.

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virtual seminar hosted by Dr. Heather Palmer, titled, “The ABCD’s of Cognitive Well-Being”

Better sleep for seniors

Learn how to fall asleep, stay asleep, what to do about naps and more from leading sleep expert Dr. Julie Carrier, Scientific Director of the Canadian Sleep and Circadian Network and a psychology professor at University of Montreal.

Sleep Better
Join Us For a Sleep Seminar

Brain changes during challenging times

Learn how times of stress and uncertainty, such as the global pandemic, can affect how our brains are functioning. This webinar for seniors is presented by Dr. Heather Palmer, Amica’s National Director of Cognitive Well-Being.

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Dr. Heather Palmer from Amica Senior Lifestyles

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