"The Science Behind Alzheimer's Disease Prevention & Brain Health"
When: Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Where: Gordon Dining & Event Center, 770 W. Dayton Street, on the UW-Madison campus
5:00-6:00 p.m., Healthy Aging Resource Fair
6:00-8:00 p.m., Featured Speakers and Q&A Panel
“Nutrition and Dementia: The MIND Trial”
Dr. Martha Clare Morris, Rush University
“Keys to a Healthy Heart and a Healthy Mind”
Dr. Heather Johnson, University of Wisconsin Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
“The Role of Exercise in Healthy Aging”
Dr. Jill Barnes, University of Wisconsin Department of Kinesiology
This free community event will showcase cutting-edge research in Alzheimer's disease and provide information to help people improve brain health and live healthier lives. The theme this year is prevention, and the speakers for the evening will focus on the science behind Alzheimer's disease and dementia risk and delaying and preventing the onset of the disease.
This year's keynote speaker is Dr. Martha Clare Morris, Rush University. She is an authority on nutrition and aging and the creator of the MIND diet for healthy brain aging.
Everyone is welcome. Registration is not required, but it is appreciated.
Continuing Education Units
Health professionals can earn 0.3 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) through the UW Extension by attending this event. Please register for the event, and simply stop by the registration booth at the event to fill out a CEU form. If you have any questions, please email Rebecca Wasieleski.
We strongly urge our guests to use public transportation or carpool to the event. City of Madison ramp parking is available at the State Street Campus Garage, which is a two-block walk to the event venue.