Upcoming Events: Grownups
Output: Body & Mind – Lowering the Risk for Alzheimer's DiseaseDate: Wed, July 08, 2015
Time: 5:15 PM
Second in a series of three scientific talks.
Patricia Renaut Spilman, M.S., Senior Scientist, Buck Institute
Assisting Organization: The Buck Institute
In this second in a series of three scientific talks, Spilman will discuss the ability of exercise, social interaction, continuing intellectual and spiritual growth, and sensory stimulation to lower the risk or delay onset of cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease. A person’s engagement in the surrounding world is vital! The impact of sleep disturbances and stress – and how to address them – will be presented, as well as the science behind recent findings. Spilman is a scientist working on Alzheimer's disease drug discovery.