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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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