Cognitive Wellness Series | Integrace Institute

Cognitive Wellness Series

Join us on the second Wednesday of each month for free CEU and breakfast lectures (1 hour of continuing education credit available per session for social workers).

Location:

Integrace Copper Ridge
710 Obrecht Road
Sykesville, MD 21784

Date & Time:

June 12, July 10
8:00 – 8:30 a.m. – Continental Breakfast & Conversation
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. – Lecture

Target Audience:

Caregivers and Professionals

Registration Details:

For more information and to register, click here.

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Event Details:

1 hour of continuing education credit available per session for social workers

March 13

Research updates from the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) in Chicago 2018
Featured Speaker: Tabassum Majid, PhD Executive Director, The Integrace Institute

  • To understand and identify recent advances in research
  • To apply findings to daily care of older adults

April 10

Normal Aging vs. Aging with Dementia
Featured Speaker: Dr. David Loreck, MD Interim Physician, Proxmire Neurocognitive Clinic

  • Describe changes in memory and cognition associated with aging
  • Identify differences between memory changes in normal aging and dementia
  • Describe factors which make the distinction between normal aging and dementia difficult

May 8

Physical Activity and Cognitive Health
Featured Speaker: Adam Decker Senior Director of Health and Fitness, Integrace

  • Benefits of physical activity on cognitive health related chronic conditions
  • Types of exercise most beneficial to cognitive health
  • Overview of ways to incorporate fitness into everyday life

June 12

The Neuroscience of Gratitude
Featured Speaker: Linda Roszak Burton, Leadership Coach and Gratitude Advocate, Owner of DRW Coaching and Collaborator, Integrace Institute

  • Highlights of a gratitude pilot in assisted living at Copper Ridge
  • The role of gratitude in the workplace
  • Why discussing gratitude without the neuroscience is analogous to a PBJ sandwich without the bread!

July 10

The Four Pillars of Alzheimer’s Prevention
Featured Speaker: Laura Gillen M.S., Gerontology, Learning and Development Specialist, Integrace Institute

  • Learn about The Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation’s approach for supporting brain health
  • Take action today by learning how to improve modifiable risk factors related to: diet, stress management, exercise and spiritual fitness
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