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Past Event

Memory Problems More Likely to Be Reported by the LGBTQ Community

Dr. Jason Flatt, assistant professor at the UCSF School of Nursing's Institute for Health & Aging, will discuss some of the new research findings he presented at the July 2019 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Los Angeles. Past research has shown an increased likelihood of preclinical Alzheimer’s disease for individuals with self-reported memory problems, including up to three times greater risk for future cognitive decline. Dr. Flatt will highlight his recent research on Alzheimer’s risk in the LGBTQ community and touch on the needs for education of health-care professionals and LGBTQ seniors as well as ensuring cognitive and health screenings for LGBTQ community members risk at risk for Alzheimer’s disease.

Join us as Michelle Meow brings her long-running daily radio show to The Commonwealth Club one day each week. Meet fascinating—and often controversial—people discussing important issues of interest to the LGBTQ community, and have your questions ready.

See more upcoming Michelle Meow Shows at The Commonwealth Club here.

July 18, 2019

The Commonwealth Club of California
110 The Embarcadero
Max Thelen Boardroom
San Francisco, 94105
United States

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Jason Flatt

Assistant Professor at the UCSF School of Nursing, Institute for Health & Aging

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Michelle Meow

Host, "The Michelle Meow Show" (Radio and KBCW TV); Twitter @msmichellemeow

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John Zipperer

Host, Week to Week Political Roundtable, The Commonwealth Club—Co-Host