Donna Ritch, Founder and Principal of Change of Season, is a
Registered Nurse, Elder Planning Counselor and highly praised
speaker on the subject of health and wellness, aging and care
giving. Donna has dedicated her life to helping people manage life
transitions dealing with aging, loss, divorce and grieving.
Donna’s distinctive talent is her ability to
take difficult subject matter, personalize it and
communicate it in a friendly manner that her audience relates to.
Donna is active on the public speaking circuit,
speaking at community health,
wellness and care giving events. Donna’s work with the
Canadian Initiative for Elder Planning
Studies has taken her across Canada and moving into the United
States. Donna also presents at various national association
conferences, such as The National Wellness Conference.
As a volunteer with the Durham Warm Water Aquatic
Program, DWWAP, Donna has taken several training programs from
WaterART and instructs a warm water exercise program for people with
arthritis and other health challenges. She is also invested in
assisting the valued work of the Parish Nurse's health and healing
ministry. Her belief in the health of the mind, body and spirit has
lead Donna to become a member of Westminster United Church's Health
The mother of three, Donna has joined the new healthy
generation of youthful grandmothers!
The seminars offered can be tailored toward a
specific audience or area or interest. The length of each seminar
depends on the audience and the sponsor objectives. A seminar can
range from one hour to all day. Donna is located just east of
Toronto, Canada but travels throughout North America to deliver her