McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

Step into a Healthier Brain
Physical Activity for Alzheimer's Disease

  • Seminar Information

Date:

Monday, November 17, 2014

Speakers:

  • Dr. Jennifer Heisz, Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology; Associate Director (Seniors), Physical Activity Centre of Excellence, McMaster University
  • Dr. Susan Vandermorris, Psychologist and Director of Training, Neuropsychology and Cognitive Health Program, Baycrest

Learning Objectives:

  • Name at least three causes of memory change in older adults
  • Compare and contrast memory changes in normal aging versus memory changes in Alzheimer's disease
  • Understand the impact of Alzheimer's disease on the brain
  • Evaluate state-of-the-art research on physical activity for Alzheimer's disease prevention and treatment

Contact Info:

Dr. Kjetil Ask
Email: demystifyingmedicine@gmail.com

Sara Sellers
Phone: 905-525-9140 Ext. 76706

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