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 McGill Centre for Studies in Aging (MCSA)
Healthy Aging - Healthy Mind Symposium
 
 

Healthy Aging / Healthy Mind
How to preserve your Cognition and Memory

SYMPOSIUM - OCTOBER 1, 2010

Symposium will be held at the Douglas Hall Pavilion
6875 LaSalle Blvd., Verdun, QC H4H 1R3

Registration Deadline: SEPTEMBER 10, 2010
Registration Fee : $30,00
Includes documentation, lunch and health breaks
Register early as seating is limited

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL FEE $25.00
EARLY BIRD Registration Deadline: August 31, 2010

Click here to download the English + French brochure
and application form in Acrobat format

Note: Morning lectures will be in English
with French Power Point Presentations.

Speakers

Dr. Joe Schwartz, PhD
Director, McGill University, Office of Science and Society.

Dr. Vasavan Nair, MD, Psychiatrist
Medical chief, PO PC Program
Medical chief Memory Clinic
Director of Human psychopharmacology trials in Alzheimer's Disease
Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University.

Dr. Jens Pruessner, PhD
Director, McGill Centre for Studies in Aging
Director, Alzheimer Research Axis
Douglas Institute, Associate Professor
Depts. of Psychiatry and Psychology McGill University.

Dr. Patricia McKinley, PhD
Associate Professor, School of Physical and
Occupational Therapy, McGill University.

Dr Hildegard Brack, PhD
Psychologist, PDPC : Lecturer Department of Psychiatry,
McGill University.

Céline Brunelle, B.Sc, N.
Nurse Clinician, PDPC: Memory Clinic.

Carmen Desjardins, B.Sc, N.
Nurse Clinician, PDPC: Memory Clinic.

Katherine Thibodeau, MSW
Social Worker PDPC


Workshop 1: (in English and French)
NAVIGATING THROUGH THE ADULT LIFE CYCLE
Katherine Thibodeau, MSW
Hildegard Brack, PhD
1:30pm 2:30pm

Workshop 2: (in English)
YOGA, MEDITATION AND THE BRAIN:
How the mind can keep the brain young.

Dr. Vasavan Nair, MD
1:30pm 2:30pm

Workshop 3: (in English and French)
COGNITIVE REMEDIATION:
New approach to prevention.

Céline Brunelle, B.Sc.N
1:30pm 2:30 pm

Workshop 4: (in English and French)
EXERCISE: THINK ABOUT IT!
Carmen Desjardins, B.Sc.N
1:30pm 2:30pm

In Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the McGiII Centre for Studies in Aging and the 10th Anniversary of the Program in Dementia with Psychiatric Co-Morbidity (PDPe) of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute.


 
 
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