Tips For Staying Sharp: Is it Dementia or is it Alzheimer's disease?
At a recent Staying Sharp program, panelist Gil Wolfe, MD FAAN of the University of Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences/SUNY talked about reversible forms of dementia and the benefits of delaying the onset of Alzheimer's disease.
Tips for Staying Sharp: Watch Your Step!
According to the National Council on Aging, every 15
seconds, an older adult is seen in an Emergency Department for a fall-related
injury. Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for
people aged 65+. At a recent Staying Sharp program, panelist Jessica Englert,
PhD, DeGraff Memorial Hospital talked about the benefits of brain games and the
best ways to exercise your brain as well as tips on fall prevention.
Upcoming Staying Sharp forums:
Staying Sharp NYU: braiNY
Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 2-4 pm
NYU Langone Medical Center, Alumni Hall B
550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016
Panel of experts from NYU Comprehensive Center on Brain Aging.
This event is FREE, but registration is required. Call 1-877-926-8300
For more information go to http://www.comebebrainy.com.
Staying Sharp Oakland: Allen Temple Baptist Church
Saturday, March 29, 2014, 9-11 am
Allen Temple Baptist Churhc, Family Life Center Gymnasium
8501 International Blvd., Oakland, CA 94621
Panel of Experts:
Jackie Bolds, MD, Internal Medicine, Alameda Health System
Monika B. Eckfield, RN, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing and Health Sciences, California State University, East Bay
Patrick A. Griffith, MD, FAAN, Professor, Clinical Medicine, Chief of Neurology, Morehouse School of Medicine
Marcus Penn, MD, CYT, Self Care Reform Health & Wellness Consultancy
Moderator: Paulina Van, RN, PhD, CNE, Chair of the Department of Nursing and Health Sciences at California State University, East Bay
The event is FREE! Registration is required. Register online at http://stayingsharp2014.eventbrite.com or contact: James Arrington at 510-544-8908.
Staying Sharp Atlanta ( AARP Life@50+ )
October 5, 2013
(From left to right: Patrick A. Griffith, Laura Reynolds, James J. Lah)
Just over 50 people were in attendance for the Staying Sharp presentation at AARP’s East Coast Life@50+ Conference in Atlanta, GA. The panelists for the session were DABI member, Patrick A. Griffith, MD, FAAN, the Chief of the Division of Neurology and Professor of Clinical Medicine at Morehouse School of Medicine, and James J. Lah, MD, PhD, an Associate Professor of Neurology and Director of the Cognitive Neurology Program as well as Vice Chair Department of Neurology and Alice and Roy Richards Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurology at Emory University School of Medicine. The session was moderated by Laura Reynolds, Senior Project Manager at the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives.
For more info, check out the Storify post covering Staying Sharp Atlanta.
Staying Sharp Buffalo, New York
September 28, 2013
Just over 400 people were in attendance at the Staying Sharp session in Buffalo, NY on September 28. The program took place at the Hearthstone Manor from 9 am - 1 pm. The panel discussion was preceeded and concluded by hour-long brain health fairs. Also preceeding the panel discussion was a short "Brain Warm-up" exercise routine led by professional trainer Richard Derwald. The panelists for the session were Gil I. Wolfe, MD, FAAN, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neurology and Irvin and Rosemary Smith Chair at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences/SUNY, and Jessica J. Englert, PhD, Clinical Neuropsychologist in the Neurology Department of DeGraff Memorial Hospital, Kaleida Health. Bill Armbruster, Associate State Director of AARP New York moderated the session.
Check out the Storify post covering Staying Sharp Buffalo.
Read the transcript from Staying Sharp Buffalo.
For an archive of earlier Staying Sharp sessions, visit
the Staying Sharp archives.
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