Scheduled Dates


10/28/2020   10:00 AM  11:30 AM
11/4/2020   10:00 AM  11:30 AM
11/18/2020   10:00 AM  11:30 AM
11/25/2020   10:00 AM  11:30 AM


Aging and the Brain

Dates: 10/28/2020 to 11/25/2020
Schedule: We 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

There will be no class held on
11/11
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Located in : Virtual, Virtual
Instructor: Michael Stutts


Member: $55.00

This four-part course will focus on the general behavioral
geography (what part does what) of our most complex
organ, our brain. Through our discussions we will
better understand the normal aging process, particularly
in the brain. Normal cognitive changes typical with
aging versus cognitive decline due to disease (e.g.,
Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer’s Disease)
will be addressed. We will discuss behavioral and lifestyle
changes likely to help preserve the functioning of
the brain and learn that dementia is not inevitable with
increasing age.

Material presented will draw upon neuroscience
research, the instructor’s past clinical experience as an
academic clinical neuropsychologist (including actual
examples from patients) and the press and media,
including independent readings.

The course will be a blend of instruction and interaction
between the instructor and the participants.



Additional Information

No class 11/11/2020.

Independent Reading: Still Alice, Lisa Genova; The
Memory Bible: An Innovative Strategy for Keeping Your
Brain Young
, Gary Small; Aging with Grace: What the
Nun Study Teaches Us About Leading Longer, Healthier,
and More Meaningful Lives
, David Snowdon; The Secret
Life of the Grown-Up Brain: The Surprising Talents of
the Middle-Aged Mind
, Barbara Strauch.

 

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