Dr. Heather Palmer

Dr. Heather Palmer National Director, Cognitive Well-Being, Amica Mature Lifestyles

Why I support the GenWell Project...

Heather is currently the National Director, Cognitive Well-Being and the Founder and Director of Cognitive Rehabilitation for Maximum Capacity Inc. After completing her PhD in Neuropsychology from the University of New South Wales Australia, she carried out a 3 year postdoctoral fellowship at the Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre and then went on to become the Research Director for the Alzheimer Society of Canada. With over 30 years of scientific and clinical experience in the area of brain-behaviour relationships. Heather has many publications and speaks internationally on the top of neurocognitive rehabilitation for seniors and cancer survivors. She designs and teachers techniques and strategies to help people ‘re-wire’ their brain so they can think, feel and function their best. Currently she provides supportive, educational and innovative cognitive well-being programs for all communities managed by Amica Mature Lifestyles, with a primary focus on the Memory Care and Assisted Living neighbourhoods.