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Lunch ‘n’ Learn Events


Age Friendly Edmonton's (AFE) Lunch ‘n’ Learn series covers a wide range of topics impacting older adults, including discussions related to the upsides and downsides of aging, tips for successfully aging in place, and strengthening connections in a post-COVID world.

Helpful and entertaining sessions are being planned throughout the year. The latest information is below - check back regularly as this page will be updated as new Lunch 'n' Learns are planned.


Wednesday, January 18

Financial Basics for Seniors

Topics: - Pensions (Alberta Seniors Benefit & Guaranteed Income Supplement). - Budgeting (including deal seeking). - Alberta Inflation Payment (who doesn't need to apply, how to apply for those that need to). - Cost of housing. - Choosing a bank - cost factors. - Cost of money - loans, credit cards, repayment plans

Wednesday, February 15

Employment and Engagement in Later Life 

Age Friendly Edmonton will host a two-part online series on the topic of “Employment and Engagement for Older Adults”. In this session, Employment and Engagement in Later Life (Part 1), Seniorpreneur Karen Murdock, shares her own career journey with you and provides insights and strategies on how to build your own creative ideas into work and projects in your senior years.

Wednesday, March 15


What is Gerontechnology, and how can it enable safety, independence and a better quality of life? Gerontechnologies, are useful in supporting a host of aging in place needs and healthy longevity. Technology continues to be an integral part of our daily lives. Almost every day, new agetech/gerontech is introduced to the marketplace that takes human possibilities to the next level.

Monday, March 20

Toolkit for Fostering Inclusion in Senior Serving Organizations

Learn more about the newly launched toolkit. Find out how the toolkit came to be and how it can be used to create a more inclusive space. The Lunch 'n' Learn will conclude with a live Q&A.

Wednesday April 19

Ageism in the Workplace: A Panel Discussion

Listen to our seasoned panelists who will be sharing their knowledge in a session moderated by Age Friendly Edmonton. Learn about how ageism is presented in the workforce and some strategies to support older workers. If you are an older adult looking for work, receive tips on how to overcome negative stereotypes and how to use your experience to your advantage.

Wednesday, May 17

Art Therapy & Therapeutic Music

Join us on May 17. Cheryl Horn, Registered Canadian Art Therapist, will talk about how art therapy can help with improving mental health and well-being. Tammy Halun, Certified Healthcare Musician, will share the benefits of Therapeutic Music.

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Watch the entire Lunch 'n' Learn series

Age Friendly Edmonton's Lunch 'n' Learn series is available online. Check out previous editions on YouTube.