Brain Camp Session Two: Dementia Warning Signs, Risk Factors, and Risk Reducers

Ages:

Adult
Registration for this event will close on August 8, 2024 @ 10:59am.
There are 89 seats remaining.

Program Description

Event Details

In this second session of Brain Camp, we will cover the Dementia Tens: the Ten Warning Signs, the Ten Risk Factors, and the Ten Risk Reducers of dementia. We will explore how to recognize symptoms, what lifestyle elements increase the odds of developing dementia, and the ten things everyone can do right now to reduce risk for dementia or delay onset. We will cover how to broach the subject with loved ones who are showing signs of dementia and discuss guidelines for getting a dementia diagnosis and the benefits of early detection. We will learn about exciting new diagnostic breakthroughs regarding biomarkers and diagnostic tests and tools. We will close with a conversation regarding the emotions that accompany a dementia diagnosis. 

This series will be led by JJ Jordan of Dementia Friendly Denver. 

  • Session One: The Basics of Dementia and Promising Breakthroughs, Thursday, August 1, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Session Two: Dementia Warning Signs, Risk Factors, and Risk Reducers, Thursday, August 8, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Session Three: Dementia Communication, Interaction, and Behaviors, Thursday, August 15, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Session Four: Preparing for Care, Thursday, August 22, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

This series is co-presented by Dementia Friendly Denver and the Multidisciplinary Center on Aging at CU Anschutz. 

Registration is required. This is a virtual program and will not be recorded. You will receive the Zoom link after you register. If you have any questions, please reach out to Amy at adelpo@denverlibrary.org.

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To request ASL, CART, or other disability related accommodations, contact programs@denverlibrary.org, 720-865-1111. Minimum notice: 5 business days

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