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The following are past and future activies organized by the MCSA:

BRAINY Boomers Lecture Series 2016


"Strategies for Healthy Aging: An Active Brain"

April 15, 2016
McGill University, McGill Community for Lifelong Learning

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, Chair of the McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging (MCSA) Education Committee, Assistant professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, McGill University


"Aging and Memory"

March 19, 2016
Carl Jung Society

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, Chair of the McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging (MCSA) Education Committee, Assistant professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, McGill University


"Aging and Memory"

February 16, 2016
Reseau Employ-Anglophone de Caudreuil-Soulanges Referred by AD Society

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, Chair of the McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging (MCSA) Education Committee, Assistant professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, McGill University



Activities organized by the MCSA in 2016


Le Salon Carrefour 50 ans +

April 22-24, 2016
Place Bonaventure
Click here for a summary of the event


BRAINY Boomers Lecture Series 2015


"Aging Successfully"

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - Time: 2:30-3:30 pm
Castel Royal, Cavendish , Cote-Sainte-Luc

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, Chair of the McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging (MCSA) Education Committee, Assistant professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, McGill University


"Joyful Aging"

December 3, 2015 - Time: 2:30-3:30 pm
Le Waldorf Residence, Cote St. Luc

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, Chair of the McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging (MCSA) Education Committee, Assistant professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, McGill University


"Hypertension and Cardiac Diseases"

November 18, 2015
Communtiy Support and Aid for Seniors Culture, Sports Leisure Pointe Claire

Speaker: Mina Mirtaheri, Dietician with McGill University Stagier


"Abuse and Neglect of Older Adults: Who are at Risk? Who are the Abusers?"

November 17, 2015 - Time: 2:30-3:30 pm
ointe Claire Library, Pointe-Claire, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Daphne Nahmiash, PhD


"Prevention and Treatment of Dementia in Canada and around the World"

November 12, 2015
Le Waldorf Residence, Cote St. Luc

Speaker: Dr. Serge Gauthier, MD


"Healthy Body - Healthy Bones"

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - Time: 2:30-3:30 pm
Castel Royal, Cavendish , Cote-Sainte-Luc

Speaker: Dr. Loraine Mazzella-Maiolo, MD, FCCP(C), McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging (MCSA) Education Committee


"Hypertension and Cardiac Diseases"

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - Time: 7:00-9:00 pm
Le Waldorf, Chemin De la Cote-Sainte-Luc, Cote-Sainte-Luc

Speaker: Mina Mirtaheri, Dietician, McGill University


"Strategies for Healthy Aging: An Active Brain"

Thursday, Sept 10, 2015 - Time: 7:00-9:00 pm
Le Waldorf, Chemin De la Cote-Sainte-Luc, Cote-Sainte-Luc

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, Chair of the McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging (MCSA) Education Committee, Assistant professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, McGill University


"Maladie D'Alzheimer"

September 10, 2015
Bibliotheque Beaconsfield, Beaconsfield, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Serge Gauthier, MD


"Strategies for Healthy Aging: An Active Brain"

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - Time: 2:30-3:30 pm
Castel Royal, Cavendish , Cote-Sainte-Luc

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, Chair of the McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging (MCSA) Education Committee, Assistant professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, McGill University


"Aging and Memory"

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - Time: 2:30-3:30 pm
Castel Royal, Cavendish , Cote-Sainte-Luc

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, Chair of the McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging (MCSA) Education Committee, Assistant professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, McGill University


"Aging Successfully"

Thursday, June 18, 2015 - Time: 7-9:00 pm
Le Waldorf, Chemin De la Cote-Sainte-Luc, Cote-Sainte-Luc

Speaker: Dr. Michael Wiseman, DDS, Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University


"Your Smile Healthy for Life"

Thursday, April 30, 2015 - Time: 7-9:00 pm
Le Waldorf, Chemin De la Cote-Sainte-Luc, Cote-Sainte-Luc

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, Chair of the McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging (MCSA) Education Committee, Assistant professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, McGill University


"Healthy Body - Healthy Bones"

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - Time 2-3:00 pm
Manoi Montefiore, 5885 Cavendish Blvd, Cote St Luc.

Speaker: Dr. Loraine Mazzella-Maiolo, MD, FCCP(C), McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging (MCSA) Education Committee


"Osteoarthritis"

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - Time: 7-9:00 pm (lecture presented in Italian)
Madre dei Cristiani Church, Lasalle

Speaker: Dr. Loraine Mazzella-Maiolo, MD, FCCP(C), McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging (MCSA) Education Committee


"Aging and Memory"

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - Time: 12-1:30 pm
Royal Victoria Hospital Foundation , Montreal Neurological Institute

Speaker: Dr. Loraine Mazzella-Maiolo, MD, FCCP(C), McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging (MCSA) Education Committee


"Mindful Eating"

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - Time: 1:30-3:30 pm
Cultural Centre, Stewart Hall, 176 Chemin Bord Du Lac, Pointe Claire

Speaker: Mina Mirtaheri & Stagier, Dietician (s), McGill University


"Can Alzheimer's Disease be prevented?"

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - Time: 2-3:00 pm
Le Waldorf, Chemin De la Cote-Sainte-Luc, Cote-Sainte-Luc

Speaker: Dr. Serge Gaulthier, MD, FRCPC, Director of the Alzheimer Disease Research Unit, McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging (MCSA)


"Heart Disease"

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - Time: 7-9:00 pm
Le Waldorf, Chemin De la Cote-Sainte-Luc, Cote-Sainte-Luc

Speaker: Dr. Loraine Mazzella-Maiolo, MD, FCCP(C), McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging (MCSA) Education Committee



Activities organized by the MCSA in 2013-2014


McGill Health Fair

Friday, October 31, 2014 - Time: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
New Residence Hall, 3625 Avenue du Parc
Click here for a summary of the event


"Healthy Aging" Symposium

Wednesday, Oct. 8th, 2014
Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Pavilion Douglas Hall


Annual Community Health Fair

Tuesday & Wednesday, October 29 & 30th, 2013 - Time: 2 pm - 10 pm
Leonardo da Vinci Centre, 8370 Lacordaire Montreal, QC H1R 3Y6


McGill Employee Health Fair

Friday, October 25, 2013 - Time: 11:30 - 2:00 pm
New Residence Hall, 3625 ave du Parc


Molson Lecture Series on Alzheimer's Disease

Sponsored by the Molson Knowledge Exchange Fund
& Knowledge Transfer Office, Douglas Mental Health University Institute &
McGill Centre for Stuides in Aging


The Biological Architecture of Cognitive Decline

Pavilion Douglas Hall
Friday, September 20, 2013 - Time: 11:00 am

Speaker: David A. Bennett, M.D.


Redefining Alzheimer's Disease - The Role of Molecular Brain Imaging

Pavilion Douglas Hall
TFriday, June 7, 2013 - Time: 11:00 am

Speaker: Dr. Christopher C. Rowe, M.D.


The DIAN and DIAN-TU Trials

Pavilion Douglas Hall
Thursday, May 30, 2013 - Time: 11:00 am

Speaker: Dr. Randall Bateman, M.D.


Future of Alzheimer's Disease Research

Pavilion Douglas Hall
Friday, Apri 19, 2013 - Time: 11:00 am

Speaker: Dr. Ronald C. Petersen M.D., PH.D


Beyond the Myth to the Reality of Alzhimer's: Attending to words and their connections

Pavilion Douglas Hall
Friday, March 22, 2013 - Time: 11:00 am

Speaker: Dr. Peter J. Whitehouse


BRAINY Boomers Lecture Series 2014


"Caring for Caregivers"

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - Time: 7:00-9:00 pm
Hay Doun - 615 Avenue Stuart, Outremont, QC T: 514-276-9479

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, PhD, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry
Chair of MCSA Education Committee, Retired Co-Director, Program in Dementia with Psychiatric Co-Morbidity


"Can Alzheimer's Disease be prevented?"

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - Time: 12-2:00 pm
Women’s Canadian Club of Montreal, Atwater Club

Speaker: Dr. Serge Gaulthier, MD, FRCPC, Director of the Alzheimer Disease Research Unit,
McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging (MCSA).


"Memory Concentration and Energy"

Saturday, November 22, 2014 - Time: 2:30 -4:00 pm
Maxell Residence, Baie D'Urfe, Quebec

Speaker: Mina Mirtaheri, Dietician, McGill University
Chair of MCSA Education Committee, Retired Co-Director, Program in Dementia with Psychiatric Co-Morbidity


Vivre en Sante : "La Prévention de la maladie d'Alzheimer"

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - Time: 3:00-4:00pm
Centre Leonardo Da Vinci : 8370 Boul. Lacordaire, Saint-Leonard, Qc

Speaker: Dr. Serge Gauthier, MD, FRCPC

"Vivre en Sante" - Open to all
Kiosque: McGill Centre for Studies in Aging
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Time: 3:00 to 9:00 pm
Come learn about P.O.N.D.E.R. ! Take a Memory Test!


"Aging Successfully"

Wednesday, November 6, 2014 - Time: 7:00-9:00 pm
Westmount Public Library, 4574 Sherbrooke Street West, Westmount, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, PhD, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry
Chair of MCSA Education Committee, Retired Co-Director, Program in Dementia with Psychiatric Co-Morbidity

Stress Management Conference: "Coping Strategies for Caregivers and Family Members"

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - Time: 7:00-9:00 pm
Hay Doun - Location Outremont Intergenerational Community Centre
999, avenue McEachran, Outremont, Quebec H2V 3E6 T:514-962-3686

Speaker: Dr. Loraine Mazzella, MD, FCCP (C)


"Myths of Alzheimer Disease"

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - Time: 1:30-3:30 pm
Stewart Hall, Cultural Centre Pointe Claire

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, PhD, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry
Chair of MCSA Education Committee, Retired Co-Director, Program in Dementia with Psychiatric Co-Morbidity


"Myths of Alzheimer Disease"

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - Time: 7:00-9:00pm
Le Waldorf, Cote-St-Luc, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, PhD, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry
Chair of MCSA Education Committee, Retired Co-Director, Program in Dementia with Psychiatric Co-Morbidity


"Aging Successfully"

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - Time: 8:00-9:30 pm
Women's Association Cote St Luc

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, PhD, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry
Chair of MCSA Education Committee, Retired Co-Director, Program in Dementia with Psychiatric Co-Morbidity


"Diabetes"

Saturday, October 18, 2014 - Time: 2:30-4:00 pm
Maxell Residence, Baie D'Urfe, Quebec

Speaker: Mina Mirtaheri, Dietician, McGill University
Chair of MCSA Education Committee, Retired Co-Director, Program in Dementia with Psychiatric Co-Morbidity


"Caring for Caregivers"

Friday, October 3, 2014 - Time: 1:30-4:00 pm
Centre de Soutien Entr'Aidants - St Hubert, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, PhD, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry
Chair of MCSA Education Committee, Retired Co-Director, Program in Dementia with Psychiatric Co-Morbidity


"Strategies for Healthy Aging: An Active Brain"

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - Time: 10:00-4:30 pm
Leacock Building, McGill University

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, PhD, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry
Chair of MCSA Education Committee, Retired Co-Director, Program in Dementia with Psychiatric Co-Morbidity


"Myths of Alzheimer's Disease"

Sunday, May 25, 2014 - Time: 2:30-3:30 pm
Comfort Keepers, CPCA

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry
Chair of MCSA Education Committee


"Healthy Ageing for the XX's." What can we really do!

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - Time: 5:30 -9:00 pm
TD Wealth Private Investments Group

Speaker: Dr. Loraine Mazzella-Maiolo, MD FCCP (C)


"Healthy Body - Healthy Bones!"

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - Time: 7:00 -9:00 pm
Maxell Residence - Baie D'Urfe, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Loraine Mazzella-Maiolo, MD FCCP (C)


"Healthy Eating and Healthy Aging"

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - Time: 1:30 - 2:30 pm
Pointe-Claire Aid for Seniors Program

Speaker: Mina Mirtaheri, Dieticien, McGill University
Stagier: Mr. Jeffrey Shing, McGill University


"Aging and Memory"

Friday, April, 25, 2014 - Time: 1:30 -3:30 pm
Centre de Soutien Entr'Aidants, Saint-Hubert, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry
Chair of MCSA Education Committee


"Mindless Eating"

Friday, April 25, 2014 - Time: 12:00 -1:15 pm
Health and Wellbeing Program - Boost your Health Series, Human Resources, McGill University

Speaker: Mina Mirtaheri, Dietician, McGill University
Stagier: McGill University


"Successful Aging"

Friday, April 4, 2014 - Time: 12:00-1:15 pm
Health and Wellbeing Program- Boost your Health Series, Human Resources, McGill University

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry
Chair of MCSA Education Committee


"Successful Aging"

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - Time: 1:00 -2:30 pm
Pointe Claire Senior Aid for Seniors

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry
Chair of MCSA Education Committee


"Behaviour Problems and Interventions in Alzheimer's Disease"

Saturday, March 29, 2014 - Time: 2:30 - 3:30 pm
Maxwell Residence, Baie D'Urfe, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry
Chair of MCSA Education Committee


"Healthy Ageing for the XX's." What can we really do!"

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - Time: 6:00-8:00 pm
HBAS - Health Care Businesswoman's Association of Canada.

Speaker: Dr. Loraine Mazzella-Maiolo, MD FCCP (C)


"If you forget, is it Alzheimer's?"

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - Time: 1:30-3:30 pm
Stewart Hall, Cultural Centre - Pointe Claire

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry
Chair of MCSA Education Committee


"Heart Disease"

Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - Time: 7:00 -9:00 pm
Maxell Residence - Baie D'Urfe, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Loraine Mazzella-Maiolo, MD FCCP (C)


"Coping Strategies for Caregivers and Family Members of Dementia Patients."

Thursday, January 30, 2014 - Time: 10:30 - 12:00 pm
Tehontatro: RIS - KSCS - Kahnawake

Speaker: Dr. Loraine Mazzella-Maiolo, MD FCCP (C)


BRAINY Boomers Lecture Series 2013


"Diabetes"

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - Time: 10:00 - 11:30 pm
Dawson Community Centre, Verdun

Speaker: Mina Mirtaheri, Dietician, McGill University
Stagiaire: Maude Lafontaine Hébert, McGill University


"Securing your Future" - An Introduction to Investing for Women but Men are Welcomed!

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - Time: 1:30 -3:00 pm
Stewart Hall, Cultural Centre, Pointe Claire

Speaker: Mr. Nelson Vallacorba, Investment Advisor, TD Waterhouse


"Diabetes"

Monday, November 25, 2013 - Time: 10:30 - 12:00 pm
Rosemont Satellite Centre, Montreal

Speaker: Mina Mirtaheri, Dietician, McGill University


"Aging and Memory"

Saturday, November 23, 2013 - Time: 2:30-3:30 pm
Maxell Residence - Baie D'Urfe, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry
Chair of MCSA Education Committee


"Aging and Memory"

Thursday, November 14, 2013 - Time: 1:00- 3:00 pm
Contactivity Seniors Centre - Westmount

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor , Assistant Professor, Dept of Psychiatryy
Chair of MCSA Education Committee


"Healthy Body - Healthy Bones"

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - Time: 10:00 -11:30 am
Dawson Community Centre, Verdun

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor , Assistant Professor, Dept of Psychiatryy
Chair of MCSA Education Committee


"Aging and Memory"

Thursday, October 31, 2013 - Time: 10:30 - 12:00 pm
Tehontatro: RIS - KSCS - Kahnawake

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor , Assistant Professor, Dept of Psychiatryy
Chair of MCSA Education Committee


"Estate Planning and Importance of Wills"

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - Time: 1:30-3:00 pm
Stewart Hall, Cultural Centre - Pointe Claire

Speaker: Mrs. Elizabeth Da Silva, Notary


"Legal Issues for Brainy Boomers and Beyond"

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - Time: 12:30-2:00 pm
N.D.G. Senior Citizen's Council

Speaker: Mrs. Kelly Woodford, Notary


"Aging and Memory"

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - Time: 1:00-2:00 pm
Pointe Claire Senior Aid for Seniors

Speaker: Dr. Loraine Mazzella-Maiolo, MD, FCCP(C)


"Your Smile Healthy for Life"

Thursday, September 26, 2013 -Time: 10:30-12:00 pm
Tehontatro: RIS - KSCS - Kahnawake

Speaker: Dr. Michael Wiseman, DDS, Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University


"Update on the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's Disease"

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - Time: 11:00 - 1:00 pm
The Auxiliary of the Royal Victoria Hospital - Royal Victoria Hospital 4th floor

Speaker: Dr. Serge Gauthier, MD, FRCPC



"Diabetes"

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - Time: 1:00-2:30 pm
Almage Senior Community Centre

Speaker: Mina Mirtaheri, Dietician, McGill University


"Healthy Eating - Healthy Aging"

Thursday, May 2, 2013, 1:00 - 2:15 pm
Dawson Community Centre, 666 Woodland, Verdun, Quebec

Speaker: Mina Mirtaheri, Dietician, McGill University


"Alzheimer's Disease: Assessing abnormalities in the brain"

Thursday, April 18, 2013 - Time: 1:00-3:00 pm
South Shore Retired Educators: Saint Francis of Assisi Parish, 844 Avenue Notre-Dame, St. Lambert, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Pedro Rosa-Neto, MD, PhD & Antoine Leuzy and Jared Rowley


"Healthy Eating - Healthy Aging: Tips and Tricks to Adopt and Follow a Nutritious Diet"

Wednesday, April 16, 2013 - Time: 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Almage Senior Community Centre, 8680 Hochelaga St. East, Montreal, Quebec

Speaker: Mina Mirtaheri, Dietician, McGill University<


"Healthy Eating - Healthy Aging: Tips and Tricks to Adopt and Follow a Nutritious Diet"

Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 1:00 - 2:15 pm
Manoir Sainte-Genevieve, 16375 Gouin O, Ste Genevieve, Quebec

Speaker: Mina Mirtaheri


"Aging and Memory"

Monday, April 8 2013 - Time: 10:00 - 12:00 pm
Manoir Sainte-Genevieve, 16375 Gouin ouest Ste. Genevieve Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, PhD


"Maintaining Brain Health"

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - Time: 1:30 - 3:00 pm
Pointe Claire Cultural Centre - Steward Hall - 176 Lakeshore Road, Pointe Claire, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, PhD


"Healthy Eating - Healthy Aging: Tips and Tricks to Adopt and Follow a Nutritious Diet"

Friday, March 22, 2013 - Time: 12:15-1:15 pm
McGill Health and Wellbeing Program for Faculty and Staff - “Boost your Health.”
Leacock Building Room no. 232- McGill University - Downtown Campus


Speaker: Mina Mirtaheri, Dietician, McGill University


"L'invecchiamento e la memoria"

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 - Time: 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Madre dei Cristiani Church - 7935 rue Lefebvre, Lasalle, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Loraine Mazzella-Maiolo


"Aging and Memory"

Thursday, February 7, 2013 - Time: 1:30-3:30 pm
Dawson Community Centre, 666 Woodland, Verdun, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, PhD


"Healthy Eating - Healthy Aging: Tips & Tricks to Adopt ad Follow a Nutritious Diet"

Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 7:30pm
Les Pavilions Lasalle - 400 Louis-Fortier, Lasalle, Quebec

Speaker: Mina Mirtaheri, Dietician


"Your Smile - Healthy for Life"

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - Time: 1:30-3:00 pm
Pointe Claire Cultural - Centre -Stewart Hall, 176 Lakeshore Road, Pointe Claire, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Michael Wiseman, DDS - Faculty of Medicine, McGill University


"Aging and Memory"

Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 7:30pm
Manoir Kirkland - 2 rue Canvin, Kirkland, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Loraine Mazzella





Other Activities organized by the MCSA in 2013


MCSA's 3rd Marathon (with Oasis Marathon)

Sunday, September 22, 2013
Contact info: Silvana Aguzzi T: 514-761-6131 ext. 6308


MCSA's 3rd Annual Walkathon

Thursday, September 19, 2013
MCSA, 6825 blvd Lasalle, Verdun, QC

The goal of the second walkathon is to continue to raise public awareness regarding the benefits of exercise and healthy living in preventing Dementia.


MCSA's Affiliated and Donor Annual BBQ Event

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
MCSA, 6825 blvd Lasalle, Verdun, QC




BRAINY Boomers Lecture Series 2012


"Healthy Eating - Healthy Aging: Tips and Tricks to Adopt and Follow a Nutritious Diet"

Monday, November 26, 2012 - Time: 11:00 - 12:30 pm
Rosemont Satellite Centre - St Hilda Anglican Church - 6341 Avenue De Lorimier, Montreal, Quebec

Speaker: Mina Mirtaheri, Dietician, McGill University


"Update on the Prevention and Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease"

Friday, November 23, 2012 - Time: 1:30 - 3:00 pm
Fulford Hall, Cathedral Place - 1444 Union Avenue, Montreal, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Serge Gauthier, MD, FRCPC


"Healthy at every Age?"

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - Time: 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Manoir Kirkland, 2 rue Canvin, Kirkland, Quebec

Speaker: Mina Mirtaheri, Dietician, McGill University & Nutrition Intern


"Your Smile - Healthy for Life"

Thursday, November 15, 2012 - Time: 11:30 - 1:00 pm
Helvetia Seniors Club - 6151 Monkland Avenue, Montreal, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Michael Wiseman, DDS, Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University


"Age-Related Eye Diseases"

November 14th, 2012 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Pointe-Claire Public Library, 100 Douglas-Shand, Pointe-Claire, QC, H9R 4V1 (514-630-1218)

Speaker: Dr. Shawn Cohe, Ophthalmologist


"How is your Hearing?"

October 24th, 2012 from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Pointe-Claire Public Library, 100 Douglas-Shand, Pointe-Claire, QC, H9R 4V1 (514-630-1218)

Speaker: Dr. Shawn Cohen, Ophthalmologist and Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Ophthalmology at McGill University


"Aging and Memory"

Thursday, October 18, 2012 - Time: 11:30- 2:00 pm
Helvetia Seniors Club - 6151 Monkland Avenue, Montreal, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, PhD


"Healthy Body - Healthy Bones"

Thursday, October 18, 2012 - Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Contactivity Seniors Centre - 4695 De Maisonneuve O., Westmount, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Loraine Mazzella-Maiolo, MD, FCCP(C)


"Healthy Eating - Healthy Aging: Tips & Tricks to Adopt ad Follow a Nutritious Diet"

October 17th, 2012 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
N.D.G. Senior Citizen Council - 88 Ballantyne North, Montreal West, QC, H4X 2B8 (514-487-1311)

Speaker: Mina Mirtaheri, Dietician


"Vivere sani a 50 anni e piu: linea guida per una corretta alimentazione e un sano stile di Vita."

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - Time: 7:30 to 9:30 pm
Madre dei Christiani Church - 7935 Lefebvre St., Ville LaSalle, Quebec

Speaker: Mina Mirtaheri, Dietician, McGill University


"Aging and Memory"

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - Time: 1:30- 3:30 pm
Almage Senior Community Centre - 8680 Hochelaga St. East, Montreal, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, PhD


"Advances in Alzheimer Disease Research"

Friday, September 14, 2012 - Time: 9:00 - 6:00 pm
Laurentians Health Care Fair - hosted by Laurentian Caregivers Association Resource Centre2, rue St Louis - Place Lagny, Ste. Agathe-des-Monts

Speaker: Dr. Pedro Rosa-Neto, MD, PhD


"AGING AND MEMORY"

Thursday, May 10, 2012 from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
CONTACTIVITY CENTRE - 4695 de Maisonneuve O. Westmount, Quebec H3Z 2L9

Speaker: Dr. Loraine Mazzella


"EAT YOUR AGE! - Nutrition for Successful Aging"

Thursday, April 26, 2012 from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
CONTACTIVITY SENIORS CENTRE - 4695 de Maisonneuve O. Westmount, Quebec H3Z 2L9

Speaker:Amy Pronovost, P. Dt.


"Estate Planning and Importance of Wills"

April 17th, 2012 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Laurier Macdonald Community Learning Centre, 7355 Viau Boulevard, St-Leonard, QC

Speaker: Elizabeth Da Silva, Notary
In collaboration with the Services Communautaires Canadiens-Italiens du Quebec Inc & The East Island Network for English Language Services


"Un Mode de Vie Sain"

April 12th, 2012 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Laurier Macdonald Community Learning Centre, 7355 Viau Boulevard, St-Leonard, QC

Speaker: Marie-Carole Arsenault, ND.A
In collaboration with the Services Communautaires Canadiens-Italiens du Quebec Inc & The East Island Network for English Language Services


"Aging and Memory"

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
N.D.G. Senior Citizen Council - 88 Ballantyne North Montreal West, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor


Securing your Financial Future

April 3rd, 2012 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Laurier Macdonald Community Learning Centre, 7355 Viau Boulevard, St-Leonard, QC

Speaker: Nelson Vallacorba, LL.B.
In collaboration with the Services Communautaires Canadiens-Italiens du Quebec Inc & The East Island Network for English Language Services


Building your Retirement Pay Cheque

March 27th, 2012 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Laurier Macdonald Community Learning Centre, 7355 Viau Boulevard, St-Leonard, QC

Speaker: Nelson Vallacorba, LL.B.
In collaboration with the Services Communautaires Canadiens-Italiens du Quebec Inc & The East Island Network for English Language Services


"HEALTHY BODY - HEALTHY BONES!"

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
MADRE DEI CRISTIANI CHURCH - 7935 Rue Lefebvre, LaSalle, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Loraine Mazzella
*** Information session will be held in Italian.


"CORPO SANO - OSSA SANE"

Mercoledi, il 21 Marzo 2012 Ora: 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
CHIESA MADRE DEI CRISTIANI - 7935 Rue Lefebvre, LaSalle, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Loraine Mazzella


"Coping Strategies for Caregivers of Dementia Patients"

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Pointe-Claire Public Library - 100 Douglas - Shand Avenue, Pointe-Claire, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. L. Mazzella


"Legal Issues for Brainy Boomers"

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Pointe-Claire Public Library - 100 Douglas - Shand Avenue, Pointe-Claire, Quebec

Speaker: Kelly Anne Woodford


Pet Scans, MRI and New Advances on Alzheimer Disease Research

February 16, 2012 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
South Shore Retired Educators at Saint Francis of Assisi Parish, - 44 Ave. Notre Dame, St Lambert, QC, H4R 1R8

Speaker: Dr. Pedro Rosa-Neto, MD, PhD




Other Activities organized by the MCSA in 2012


"Healthy Aging, Mind & Body" Symposium

Friday, Oct. 12th, 2012, from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Pavilion Douglas Hall


MCSA's 2nd Marathon (with Oasis Marathon)

September 23rd, 2012


MCSA's Second Annual Walkathon

September 6th, 2012, from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm
MCSA, 6825 blvd Lasalle, Verdun, QC

The goal of the second walkathon is to continue to raise public awareness regarding the benefits of exercise and healthy living in preventing Dementia.


MCSA's Affiliated and Donor Annual BBQ Event

June 27th, 2012
MCSA, 6825 blvd Lasalle, Verdun, QC




Previous BRAINY Boomers Lecture Series


"Aging and Memory"

November 23, 2011
Manoir Kirkland, Kirkland, Que.

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, PhD

"Aging and Memory"

May 25, 2011
Manoir Kirkland, Kirkland, Que.

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, PhD

"Eat Your Age! - Nutrition for Successful Aging"

April 28, 2011
The Laurier Macdonald Community Learning Centre, 7355 Viau Boulevard, St-Leonard, Que.

Speaker: Amy Pronovost, P. Dt.
*In collaboration with: The East Island Network for English Language Services.


"Your Smile Healthy for Life!"

April 21, 2011
The Laurier Macdonald Community Learning Centre, 7355 Viau Boulevard, St-Leonard, Que.

Speaker: Dr. Michael Wiseman, DDS
*In collaboration with: The East Island Network for English Language Services.


"How is Your Hearing?"

April 18, 2011
The Laurier Macdonald Community Learning Centre, 7355 Viau Boulevard, St-Leonard, Que.

Speaker: Andé Sirois, Audiologist - Le Groupe Forget
*In collaboration with: The East Island Network for English Language Services.


"Coping strategies for caregivers and family members of dementia patients"

March 30, 2011
The Laurier Macdonald Community Learning Centre, 7355 Viau Boulevard, St-Leonard, Que.

Speaker: Member of MCSA - Dr Loraine Mazzella, MD, FCCP(C)
*In collaboration with: The East Island Network for English Language Services.


"Legal Issues for Brainy Boomers and Beyond"

March 22, 2011
The Laurier Macdonald Community Learning Centre, 7355 Viau Boulevard, St-Leonard, Que.

Speaker: Kelly Woodford, Notary
*In collaboration with: The East Island Network for English Language Services.


"Aging and Memory"

March 15, 2011
The Laurier Macdonald Community Learning Centre, 7355 Viau Boulevard, St-Leonard, Que.

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, PhD
*In collaboration with: The East Island Network for English Language Services.


"Can Alzheimer's be prevented?"

October 14, 2010
Pointe-Claire Library, 100 Douglas-Shand, Pointe-Claire,Que.

Speaker: Director of Alzheimer's Disease Research Unit - Dr. Serge Gauthier, MD, FRCPC


"Aging and Memory"

September 1, 2010
West Island Diabetes, 750 Dawson Avenue, Dorval, Que.

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, PhD


"Eat Well! Live well - for a Lifetime!"

June 2, 2010
West Island Diabetes, 750 Dawson Avenue, Dorval, Que.

Speaker: Catherine Ciampini, MSc (Applied), Human Nutrition


"Aging and Memory"

May 26, 2010
Westmount Public Library, 4574 Sherbrooke St. West, Westmount,Que.

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, PhD


"Your Smile Healthy for Life!"

May 5, 2010
West Island Diabetes, 750 Dawson Avenue, Dorval, Que.

Speaker: Dr. Michael Wiseman, DDS


"Tech Tips for Seniors" - "Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia: potential causes, signs and treatments"

April 15, 2010

Speaker: Dr. Kathyrn Arcudi, P. Dt., CDE, (Lakeshore Hospital) and Michele Comeau, Registered Nurse & LifeScan Canada Ltd.


"How is your Hearing?"

Wednesday, March 17, 2010 - Time: 2:00-3:30 pm
Eleanor London Cộte St-Luc Public Library, 5851 Cavendish Blvd, Cộte St Luc, Quebec

Speaker: Steve Forget, Audioprothesist, President and CEO of Le Groupe Forget


"Tech Tips for Seniors" - "Cell phones, emergency buttons, alarms and websites geared to Seniors"

March 10, 2010

Speaker: Dr. Philippe Archambault, Ot, PhD


"Aging and Memory"

Wednesday, March 3, 2010 - Time: 7:30 -9:00 pm
West Island Diabetes, 750 Dawson Avenue, Dorval, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Loraine Mazzella-Maiolo, MD, FCCP(C)


"Eat Well! Live Well for a Lifetime!"

Wednesday, February 10, 2010 - Time: 7:00 -9:00 pm
Pointe-Claire Public Library, 100 Douglas-Shand, Pointe-Claire, Quebec

Speaker: Catherine Ciampini, MSc (Applied) Human Nutrition, McGill University


"Aging and Memory"

Monday, January 18, 2010 - Time: 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Stegar Residence - 2450 Themens Blvd., Ville St. Laurent, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, PhD


"Aging and Memory"

May 31, 2009
Sunrise Senior Living, D.D.O., Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, PhD


"Legal Issues for Brainy Boomers and Beyond"

May 21, 2009
Eleanor Public Côte Saint Luc Public Library, Quebec

Speaker: Kelly Woodford, Notary


"Aging and Memory"

May 21, 2009
Helvetia Seniors Club@the Monkland Grill, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, PhD


"Aging and Memory"

May 20, 2009
Pointe Claire Aid for Seniors, Pointe Claire, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, PhD


"Aging and Memory"

May 7, 2009
Eleanor Public Côte Saint Luc Public Library, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, PhD


"Nutrition and Aging"

April 30, 2009

Speaker: Melanie Tardif (Diet. Nutrition - Douglas Mental Health University Institute)


"Aging and Memory"

April 23, 2009
Eleanor Public Côte Saint Luc Public Library, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, PhD


"Learning Oppportunities for Montreal Boomers"

April 16, 2009
Pointe Claire Public Library, Pointe Claire

Speaker: Fiona Clark


"Aging and Memory"

April 2 2009
Centre Leonardo Da Vinci, Montreal, Quebec

Speaker: Dr.Loraine Mazzella, MD


"Learning Oppportunities for Montreal Boomers"

March 26 2009
Eleanor Public Côte Saint Luc Public Library

Speaker: Fiona Clark


"Your Smile Healthy for Life!"

March 19, 2009
Pointe Claire Public Library, Que.

Speaker: Dr. Michael Wiseman, DDS


"Aging and Memory"

February 26, 2009
Pointe Claire Public Library

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, PhD, Dr. Loraine Mazzella, MD


"Aging and Memory"

February 22, 2009
Castel Royale Seniors, Cote St. Luc, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, PhD


"Aging and Memory"

February 18, 2009
McGill Women's Networking Group, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, PhD


"Aging and Memory"

November 13, 2008
Centre Leonardo Da Vinci, Ville St Leonard, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, PhD, Dr.Loraine Mazzella MD


"Aging and Memory"

"Oral Health in Context"

November 10, 2008 - Time: 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Atwater Library, 1200 Atwater Avenue, Montreal, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Michael Wiseman, DDS, McGill University


"Legal Issues for Brainy Boomers and Beyond"

November 6, 2008
Centre Leonardo Da Vinci, Ville St Leonard, Quebec

Speaker: Kelly Woodford, Notary


"Learning Oppportunities for Montreal Boomers"

November 4, 2008
Centre Leonardo Da Vinci, Ville St. Leonard, Quebec

Speaker: Fiona Clark


"Learning Opportunities for Montreal Boomers"

October 29, 2008 - Time: 7:00-8:30 pm
Atwater Library, 1200 Atwater Avenue, Montreal, Quebec

Moderator: Fiona Clark -Panel: Concordia Senior Non-Credit Program; Thomas More Institute; McGill Institute for Learning in Retirement.


"Aging and Memory"

October 23, 2008 - Time: 1:30-3:00 pm
Pointe Claire Public Library, 100 Douglas-Shand, Pointe-Claire, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, PhD


"Legal Issues for Brainy Boomers and Beyond"

October 20, 2008 -Time: 7:00 pm- 8:30 pm
Atwater Library, 1200 Atwater Avenue, Montreal, Quebec

Speaker: Kelly Woodford, DDN (Notary)


"Aging and Memory"

October 15, 2008 - Time: 7:00-8:30 pm
Atwater Library, 1200 Atwater Avenue, Montreal, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Dolly Dastoor, PhD & Dr. Loraine Mazzella-Maiolo


"Brain Gym"

October 25, 2007 - Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Speaker: Nora Kelner, PhD and Lennie Babins, PhD (Jewish Hospital)
*In collaboration with the Alzheimer Society of Montreal


"La Gymnastique du Cerveau"

October 23, 2007 - Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Speaker: Nicole Caza, PhD
*In collaboration with the Alzheimer Society of Montreal


"Nutrition for a Healthy Brain"

October 18, 2007 - Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Speaker: Risa Siga, PDt, BSc (Jewish General Hospital)
*In collaboration with the Alzheimer Society of Montreal


"La Mémoire et la Nutrition"

October 16, 2007 - Time: 18:30-20:30 pm

Speaker: Pascale Fournier, DtP
*In collaboration with the Alzheimer Society of Montreal


"Memory and Aging"

October 11, 2007 - Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Jewish General Hospital, B106-Block Amphitheratre, Montreal, Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Loraine Mazzella, MD, FRCP (C)
*In collaboration with the Alzheimer Society of Montreal


"Un Esprit Sain dans un Corps Sain"

October 9, 2007 - Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm


Speaker: Josée Filion, MC, FRCP (C)
*In collaboration with the Alzheimer Society of Montreal




Previous Activities organized by the MCSA


Oasis Marathon

September 25th, 2011
Jean-Drapeau Metro Station


MCSA's First Annual Walkathon

September 15th, 2011
MCSA, 6825 blvd Lasalle, Verdun, QC

The goal of the first walkathon is to raise public awareness regarding the benefits of exercise and healthy living in preventing Dementia.


MCSA BBQ Meeting (Centre's Affiliated & Asssociate Members)

June 21, 2011 12:00-3:00 p.m.
MCSA, 6825 blvd Lasalle, Verdun, QC


MCSA BBQ Meeting for Centre's Donors

June 21, 2011 4:00-7:00 p.m.
MCSA, 6825 blvd Lasalle, Verdun, QC


Healthy Aging, Healthy Mind Symposium

October 1st, 2010
Douglas Hall Pavilion, 6875 Lasalle Blvd, Verdun, QC

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the MCSA and the 10th aniversary of the Program in Dementia with Psychiatric Co-Morbidity (PDPC) of the Douhlas Mental Healh University Institute.


2010 MCSA 25th Anniversary Celebration with Centre's Donors

June 10, 2010
MCSA, 6825 blvd Lasalle, Verdun, QC

In honor of this occasion, a Tree ( Lilas Japonais/Syringa reticulata Ivory Silk ) was planted by Dr. Jens Pruessner, Dr. Serge Gauthier, and Dr. Judes Poirier and a commemorative plaque was placed with the inscription " Service à la communauté/Community Service - 25ans - 25 years "


MCSA 25th Anniversary Celebration with Centre's Affiliated & Associate Members

June 8, 2010
MCSA, 6825 blvd Lasalle, Verdun, QC

In honor of this occasion, a Tree (Lilas Japonais/Syringa reticulata Ivory Silk) was planted by Dr. Jens Pruessner, Dr. Serge Gauthier and Dr. Judes Poirier and a commemorative plaque was placed with the inscription " Recherche / Research - 25ans - 25 years"


Cognitive Neuroscience (CNS) Satellite Symposium

April 17th, 2010
Hilton Bonaventure, 900 de la Gauchetiere West, Montreal, QC

PREVENTION OF NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES: Recent findings and future directions


"Learning Opportunities for Montreal boomers"

March 26, 2009

Moderator: Fiona Clark, MCSA Education Committee


MCSA Affiliate/Associate/Friends Barbecue

June 22, 2009
MCSA, 6825 blvd Lasalle, Verdun, QC

Dr. Pruessner cordially invited all affiliate/associate members of MCSA, for a membership meeting and new membership drive in the form of a BBQ on the grounds of the Centre. Two announcements were made; the new Dementia Prevention Program and MCSA Symposium, entitled "Healthy Aging - Healthy Mind" on October 1, 2010. Dr. Pruessner invited all members to participate and distribute this information amongst their networks


MCSA Donor Reception

November, 27, 2008
MCSA, 6825 blvd Lasalle, Verdun, QC

The Evening was organized especially to thank donors for their faithful support and to introduce the new Director; Dr. Jens Pruessner. The Centre's scientists, Dr Jens Pruessner, Dr. Serge Gauthier, and Dr. Judes Poirier, reviewed past accomplishments in research findings and discoveries, and explained new clinical trials and their therapeutic promises. The Centre's new focus on prevention activities with a dedicated research program was announced and explained to the attending donors.