NEWS | November 21, 2013

Keeping Your Brain Healthy the subject of Alzheimer's Disease Center Community Discovery Lecture


Sarah Tomaszewski Farias
Sarah Tomaszewski Farias

Sarah Tomaszewski Farias, an associate professor of neurology, will discuss “Keeping Your Brain Healthy” during the final lecture in the UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center 2013 Community Discovery Lecture Series. The event will be held on Thursday, Dec. 5, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m at the UC Davis MIND Institute, 2825 50th St., Sacramento.

Farias is a neuropsychologist with the Alzheimer’s Disease Center who studies the early signs of Alzheimer’s disease and how the condition affects cognitive functioning and the ability to carry out typical daily activities essential for independent living. Her presentation will highlight recent research aimed at promoting brain health and maintaining cognitive abilities among older adults.

Free parking for the event is available on the street or for a fee in the MIND Institute parking lot. For further information or reservations, please call 916-734-5728. The lecture is sponsored by Sunrise Senior Living, Primrose Alzheimer's Living and Norwood Pines Alzheimer’s Care Center.

The UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center is one of only 27 research centers designated by the National Institutes of Health's National Institute on Aging. The center's goal is to translate research advances into improved diagnosis and treatment for patients while focusing on the long-term goal of finding a way to prevent or cure Alzheimer's disease. Also funded by the state of California, the center allows researchers to study the effects of the disease on a uniquely diverse population. For more information, visit