The UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center will host a monthly series of lectures focused on healthy brain aging and dementia prevention through October. Each lecture will take place at the UC Davis MIND Institute Auditorium, 2825 50th St., Sacramento from 6 – 7:30 p.m. The events are free, however, reservations are required.
David Johnson, associate clinical professor in the Department of Neurology at UC Davis, will present “The Secrets of a Long Life” on June 14. Johnson is an expert in clinical and neuropsychological assessment of healthy brain aging and dementia. His research identifies factors associated with healthy lifestyles that support a long life and reduce dementia risk. Johnson will present evidence demonstrating that diet and exercise protect against cognitive decline and dementia.
Additional lectures include:
· July 19 – Brain Food: Myths and Opportunities
John Rutledge, professor in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at UC Davis
· Aug. 9 – Time to Wake Up to Sleep and Alzheimer’s Disease
Kristine Yaffe, professor of psychiatry, neurology and epidemiology at UCSF
· Sept. 6 – Brain Health: Looking Back to Move Forward
Rachel Whitmer, chief of the Division of Epidemiology at UC Davis
· Oct. 11 – The Aging Mind: A Look Under the Hood
Denise Park, distinguished professor of behavioral and brain sciences at the University of Texas
For additional information, please visit ucdavis.edu/alzheimers or call 916-734-5728. To register for the event, visit eventbrite.com and search “UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center.”
For media inquiries, contact Dorsey Griffith at 916-734-9118 or firstname.lastname@example.org.