Walk with Me Webinars

We recognize culture change is needed now more than ever. To keep the momentum of this movement going, we are hosting an online event series leading up to our 2022 conference to share practical solutions to common challenges so that all older adults can live fully.

Our next online event will take place in November 2021. Sign up below and get registration details straight to your inbox.

Archived Webinars

The recordings of archived online events can be found on the RIA’s YouTube channel.

Rethinking senior living: A new vision for family care partners (April 13, 2021)


  • Lisa Poole, a family care partner and advocate
  • Suellen Beatty, CEO, Sherbrooke Community Society
  • Dr. Jasneet Parmar and Dr. Sharon Anderson, University of Alberta

Learning outcomes:

  • Explore the role of active family care partners with learnings from COVID-19. 
  • Re-envision the role of family care partners as we return to a new normal.  
  • Learn about strategies and a course with new modules that supports family engagement during the pandemic and beyond. 

Couldn’t make it? Watch the recording today!

Connecting in COVID: Rethink and reprogram leisure in senior living (November 3, 2020)

The Walk with Me online event series kicked off with a livestream Connecting in COVID: Rethink and reprogram leisure in senior living hosted in partnership with the Eden Alternative.


  • Sherry Schaefer, co-chair, Walk with Me, Capital Care
  • Dr. Al Power, Schlegel Chair in Aging and Dementia Innovation at the RIA and geriatrician, educator, author, musician!
  • Heather Rozak, Recreation Therapist, CapitalCare

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand how infection control during a pandemic can actually support culture change efforts
  • Learn about a new resource to shift the programming mindset and promote spontaneous leisure
  • Learn how to be successful and overcome common barriers to change leisure in your setting (long-term care, retirement living, assisted living) 

Couldn’t make it? Watch the recording today!

Thank you to Schlegel Villages for sponsoring this livestream event

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