Training Programs/Certificate

Innovation and Engaged Thinking: Webinars, Workshops, Certificate Programs


Seniors for Seniors: A Mentorship Program to Prevent Social Isolation and Enable Healthy Living

Workshop Series:
A 5 seminar series to engage seniors on the topic of social isolation and enable participants to design a healthy living social network. The mentorship programs seeks seniors to empower other fellow seniors through discussion, analysis and social innovation.
Program Outline and Format

Program Workbooks/Worksheets:
Thinking about Aging in Place
Plan now to Age in Place – A Checklist
Your Plan for Aging in Place

Engaging Seniors-Idea Exchange/Connectivity:
Idea Exchange Toolkit
The Nelson Allan Project: Connecting Seniors Toolkit

Other Resources: 
Healthy Aging from McMaster University
Mayo Clinic Healthy Aging and Independent Living Lab (HAIL Lab)
The Psychological Risk Factors for Dementia
Healthy Aging: Your Lifestyle

Video: What is planning for aging in place?
Video: My home and neighbourhood
Video: My social connections
Video: My support and services

Engaged Thinking Certificate

Watch for upcoming details on our new engaged thinking certificate and consulting services including:


Systems Thinking
Open Innovation
Engaged Thinking
The Engagement Continuum
Knowledge Management and Learning Organization
Design Thinking
Co-Design with Consumers/Patients
Engagement through Technology
Generating Shared Value

To receive more information contact on the certificate, consulting services and/or partnership opportunities (patient engagement event organizers, patient advocacy groups, patient engagement service/technology providers, etc) contact Dr. Minna Damani at

Patient Engagement Courses

Clinical Partnerships
Communication: Leveraging the Patient Experience through Effective Communication
Cultural Competence and Diversity
Experience Design
Healthcare Leadership and Management
Technology Application

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