Since education is the key to better and healthier aging, caregiving and care planning, our seminar series will help you learn what you need to know to prevent a crisis, cope with providing care and finally how to plan for your care as you age.

Whether you are a small community group, a corporation, association or organizing a conference, the seminars can be packaged in various lengths and arranged for a time and place convenient to you. Other topics are available.

Selected Seminar Topics (Custom presentations available)


  • Everybody’s Doing It…Aging That Is. Healthcare/Financial Challenges and Solutions
  • Aging in Place: Helping It Happen
  • Frailty – What It Means and How to Cope: A Family Caregiver’s Perspective
  • Caring for the Aging: Challenges and Solutions


  • Family Caregiving: A Plan for Action
  • Keynote Address: The Other Side of Caregiving
  • It’s Never Too Early – or Too Late – to Start the Conversation: Talking to Parents About Their Changing Needs
  • Placement and the Family: Conquering the Stigma and Stress


  • Keynote Address: Dementia Diary: Moving From the Darkness into the Light
  • What It Means to Have a Loved One Afflicted with Dementia

Long Term Care Planning

  • Long Term Care Planning: Women Take Note!
  • Long Term Care Planning: Steps You Can Take Now

How You Benefit When You Engage Karen As A Speaker

When Karen works with her clients on any presentation or keynote, she:

  • Creates a presentation customized to your needs
  • Creates a PDF handout of the presentation for copying and distribution to attendees
  • Creates a table displaying resources she has discussed in the presentation for attendees to view

Where Karen Has Spoken  (A Partial List of Engagements)


  • Mackenzie Financial National Tour – 2008
  • The Toronto Condo Show – Toronto. ON
  • The Canadian Bar Association – Toronto, ON
  • Alzheimer’s Disease: Understanding, Caring & Coping. The Weizmann Institute – Toronto, ON
  • CGA (Certified General Accountants) of Ontario – Mississauga, ON
  • Canadian Association of Pre-Retirement Planners (CAPP) National Conference – Saskatoon, SK
  • Sun Life National Advisor Education Tour – Summer 2005
  • Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Client Seminars – ON, AB, BC
  • Manulife Financial Advisor Seminar – Calgary, AB
  • The 3rd Annual World Critical Illness Conference – Toronto, ON
  • Champlain District Health Council AGM – Ottawa, ON
  • Caring for the Frail Elderly: Glenrose Rehab Hospital/Capital Health – Edmonton, AB
  • Hydro One: Employee Lunch and Learn – Toronto, ON
  • An Elder Abuse Workshop for the North Bay/District Senior Abuse Network — North Bay, ON
  • 12th Annual Karl Kinanen Public Lecture, McMaster University – Hamilton, ON
  • First Nations Case Management Training Program – McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
  • Central Park Lodges Regional Annual Conference – Orillia, ON
  • Parkinson Society Canada Annual Conference – London, ON
  • Canada Customs & Revenue Agency EAP Conference – Alliston, ON
  • Ontario Long Term Care Association Annual Conference – Toronto, ON
  • American Society on Aging Conference – Vancouver, BC
  • Janssen-Ortho Inc. Dementia Workshop – Toronto, ON
  • Ontario Hospital Association: Dealing with Dementia Conference – Toronto, ON
  • Homewood Behavior Health: Employee Assistance Program: EAP Spring Training – Guelph, ON
  • CCAC Annual Meetings – Toronto, Etobicoke, North Bay, Woodstock ON
  • Public Service Commission Of Canada Wellness Fair – Toronto, ON
  • The Ontario Legislature (series of 4) – Toronto, ON
  • The MS Society – Toronto, ON
  • Sunnybrook Medical Science Centre Grand Rounds – Toronto, ON


  • Canadian Military Family Resource Centre-Peterson AFB — Colorado Springs, CO
  • St. Agnes Medical Centre Fourth Annual Nursing Summit – Fresno, California
  • South Dakota Conference on Aging – Pierre, South Dakota
  • The Well Spouse Foundation 2000 Annual Meeting – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • The Parkinson Foundation of Oregon – Portland, Oregon
  • Easter Seals Conference for Caregivers/Professionals — Rapid City, South Dakota
  • The National MS Society – New York City, New York

For more information, rates or to confirm a date, contact Karen Henderson: