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Alzheimer’s Disease Center

Alzheimer’s Disease Center

Lectures and Events

Darlene

The UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center Community Engagement Lecture series features presentations by nationally and internationally recognized researchers in Alzheimer's disease and dementia from UC Davis and beyond. These monthly presentations (on hiatus in August) are intended for both specialists and community members. Earlier addresses have included "Your aging genes: What you need to know about risk for dementia," and "Recent advances in clinical trails research for Alzheimer's disease."

Future presentations include "Nutrition for a healthy brain" and "Dementia: What is it, what are the causes?" An Alzheimer's Disease Caregiver Workshop will be held in November. Presentations are primarily held at the UC Davis MIND Institute, 2825 50th St., Sacramento. However, the lecture on June 11 "Nutrition for a healthy brain" will be held at the UC Davis Education Building, 4610 X Street, Room 1222, Sacramento, CA.

All lectures are free and open to the public. Reservations are required. For reservations or more information about the series, please contact Jayne LaGrande, 916-734-5728. The series is sponsored by Sunrise Senior Living, Norwood Pines Alzheimer's Care Center, Primrose by Revere Court and Eskaton Foundation.

 

Calendar of Events

June 11

Nutrition for a Healthy Brain
Dr. Martha Clare Morris, Rush University
6 p.m., Education Building, Rm 1222, 4610 X Street, Sacramento, CA

July 24

Medications in Dementia, Are they harmful or helpful?

Dr. Glen Xiong, UC Davis
6 p.m., MIND Institute, 2825 50th Street, Sacramento, CA

September 25

Dementia: What is It? What are the Causes?

Dr. Dan Mungas, UC Davis
6 p.m., MIND Institute, 2825 50th Street, Sacramento, CA

October 23

Insulin Resistance and Pathological Brain Imaging: New Approaches To Understanding, Treating, and Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease
Dr. Suzanne Craft, University of North Carolina
6 p.m., MIND Institute, 2825 50th Street, Sacramento, CA

November 7 

Alzheimer’s Disease Research Symposium and Poster Session

12:30 p.m.—5:15 p.m.
UC Davis Education Building, 4610 X Street, Sacramento, CA

November 15

 

Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiver Workshop
Transitions in Caregiving: When is it time?

8:00 a.m.—12:30 p.m.
MIND Institute, 2825 50th Street, Sacramento, CA

For reservations or more information, call 916-734-5728