The UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center launches its 2017 Community Engagement Learning Series, featuring UC Davis faculty and nationally-prominent researchers with expertise in the field of Alzheimer’s disease.
The free lectures are open to the public and will be held at 6 p.m. at the UC Davis MIND Institute, 2825 50th St. in Sacramento. To register for a lecture, please call 916-734-5728.
The series features a variety of topics related to Alzheimer’s disease:
- May 25 -- “What’s Healthy Brain Aging?” by Charles DeCarli, director of the UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center
- June 29 – “Can Vitamins Prevent Age-Related Cognitive Decline?” by Joshua Miller, chair of the Department of Nutritional Sciences at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
- July 20 – “Eating to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease” by Rosane Oliveira, adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Health Sciences at the UC Davis School of Medicine
- August 31 – “New Alternative Medicine Approaches to Brain Health” by Juliana Baldo, associate director of the Center for Aphasia and Related Disorders at the VA Northern California Health Care System
- September 14 – “Behavioral Contributions to Cognitive Health in Old Age” by Robert Wilson, director of Cognitive Neurosciences at Rush University
- October 5 – “Exercise in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s” by Jeff Burns, co-director of the Alzheimer’s Disease Center at the University of Kansas Medical Center
- November 4 – Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiver Workshop from 8 a.m.-noon
For more information about the 2017 Community Engagement Learning Series, please visit: http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/alzheimers/education.html.