Virtual Summit | December 9, 2022
Eskaton invites you to attend our Emotional Health and Well-Being Virtual Summit. The month of December often brings the hustle and bustle associated with the holiday season as well as the stress of preparing for the year to come. This time of year can usher in a mix of complex feelings — excitement, joy, stress, worry, fear, hope or sadness. Join us for a virtual summit on how to navigate stress, embrace the transformational power of grief and cultivate inner resilience and happiness.
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PAST WEBINAR SERIES
Healthy Aging and Fall Prevention Summit
September was National Fall Prevention and Healthy Aging Awareness Month. At our all-day summit, we learned valuable information about how to prevent falls and reduce the risk of injury. Over the course of four general sessions, our expert panel of speakers included a kinesiologist, a senior fitness expert, a technologist, and an occupational therapist who will share with you their holistic and innovative perspective on preventing falls and reducing the risk of injury. WATCH RECORDING
The Secrets to Healing Your Brain with Nicole McGuffin, PsyD, founder of Amazing Brains, licensed psychotherapist and board-certified in neurofeedback.
During this interactive workshop, attendees will explore the brain's ability to heal itself. Learn about the power certain activities and experiences have on changing your brain's structure and functioning through neuroplasticity. This talk will help you discover how to heal your brain while providing powerful stories of people who did just that. WATCH RECORDING
Maximizing Your Cognitive Potential through Food with Sharon Palmer, MSFS, RDN. Boosting your brain power is easier than you might think. A growing body of research shows that what we eat impacts our brain's ability to function. Join us for a plant-based food demo and learn how simple it is to integrate brain-essential nutrients into your diet. WATCH RECORDING
Activating the Brain through Movement is a well-known protector of the heart, but did you know it could also protect your brain? During this session, explore the role physical activity plays in maintaining and even enhancing cognitive function. Learn from a kinesiologist why it is never too late to integrate movement into your lifestyle. WATCH RECORDING
The Future of Brain Health During this panel presentation, attendees will dive into the future of brain health. Our presenters are both neuroscientists and entrepreneurs and come with decades of experience in genetics technology and bioinformatics. Learn about cutting edge research in brain health and Alzheimer’s disease and the power of digital technologies to help us stay proactively engaged with our health as we age. Watch video.
Fuel Your Heart with Purpose with Anna Hall of The Purpose Equation®. During this workshop, the meaning and value of purpose are explored. Learn evidence-based behaviors you can activate in your daily life to increase your sense of purpose, which can positively impact your heart health. We'll explore defining purpose, igniting joy, feeling love, leveraging strengths, and reducing stress. WATCH RECORDING
Fuel Your Heart with Medical Knowledge from a trusted cardiologist. Learn about health, well-being, nutrition, and medication management from Dr. Sodhi of Sutter Health.
Fuel Your Heart with Nutritious Snacks by celebrity Chef Jet Tila. Chef Tila shares healthy shopping tips, and you‘ll see a demo of how easy it is to make delicious, healthy treats. WATCH RECORDING
Fuel Your Heart with Movement by Emily Johnson of StrongerU Senior Fitness. Learn how to start, or progress, your fitness routine to support a healthy heart including reviewing the research behind which cardio exercises are best for your personal fitness routine. WATCH RECORDING
We know residents and participants of our 30+ communities and programs in Northern California benefit from having opportunities to listen to and embrace the advice of health and wellness experts. In addition to supporting these individuals, promoting the well-being of all older adults throughout the region is an important part of Eskaton’s vision of Transforming the Aging Experience. As such, we offer an extensive library of educational resources and materials to empower older adults in reaching their health and wellness goals.
The Emotional Health and Well-Being Summit registration is now closed. A link to the recorded Summit will be available soon.