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Lifestyle Factors to Reduce the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementi
Tuesday, March 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmFree
Members & guests–free. To RSVP, please scroll down. The day before the event, a confirmation email will be sent to all registered attendees with details to join via Zoom.
While advancing age and genetics remain the most important risk factors for the disease, there has been growing interest in identifying effective strategies for prevention. Multiple findings are suggestive of lifestyle and health factors that may contribute to dementia, therefore, altering those factors that most affect us, could possibly prevent the onset of the disease. Anything that may prevent or delay the onset of Alzheimer’s could have a dramatic impact on the lives of millions of people and their families. Join Dr. Gitelman as he discusses the various lifestyle factors that may lower your risk.
About Dr. Gitelman
Dr. Darren Gitelman is a behavioral neurologist with over 25 years’ of experience taking care of patients with dementia and their families. He serves as the senior medical director of the Advocate Memory Center, clinical professor of neurology at Rosalind Franklin University and adjunct associate professor of neurology and radiology at Northwestern. Dr. Gitelman’s research is currently focused on clinical trials for the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. He has over 100 publications and has received grant awards from the National Institutes of Health, McDonnell Pew Foundation, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Illinois Department of Public Health and The Michael J Fox Foundation.
This program is presented by the Village Brain Health and Memory Loss Advisory Board.
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