Alzheimer's Prevention Program:
Keep Your Brain Healthy for the Rest of Your Life
Someone in America is diagnosed with Alzheimer's every 68 seconds. Is there a way to keep this disease at bay? Dr. Gary Small, a professor of psychiatry and director of the UCLA Longevity Center at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior, suggests there may be. Join Dr. Small as he examines the connection between lifestyle choices and susceptibility. Learn about physical and mental preventative strategies including stress relief and cross-training your brain.
|Alzheimer's Prevention Program: Keep Your Brain Healthy for the Rest of Your Life|
|The Secret Life of the Brain
This is a PBS documentary series directed by David Grubin, revealing the fascinating processes involved in brain development across a lifetime.
|Aging Matters: Living with Alzheimer's and Dementia
This film explores the impact these diseases are having on individuals, families and communities by weaving together the personal stories of those who are living with dementia, their care partners and commentary from leading experts in dementia.
|Terry Pratchett: Living with Alzheimer's
This is a documentary following author Terry Pratchett as he battles early onset Alzheimer's disease.
Bruce Reed, the Associate Director of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at UC Davis presents a comprehensive update on Alzheimer's Disease.
|Finding Effective Treatments and Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease
From neuropathology to molecular target to clinical treatments, where are we on the road to finding an effective treatment for Alzheimer's disease?
|How to Keep Your Brain Fit, Boost Your Memory and Fight Dementia
Dr. Ramin Motarjemi will speak about memory changes that can occur with age and address common concerns.
|The Impact of Exercise on Cognitive Functioning
Strong evidence suggests physical activity and maintaining involvement in cognitively stimulating activities buttress cognition as we age.
|Cognitive Aging and Alzheimer's Disease: Gender Matters
Professor Victor Henderson discusses the significance of gender in the way people experience Alzheimer's disease.
|Dementia: At Risk of Being Forgotten?
As populations age, inexorably the burden of dementia, mainly a disease of ageing, is steadily increasing.
|Learning and Memory: How it Works and When it Fails
Frank Longo, MD, PhD, George and Lucy Becker Professor, discusses the intricacy human mind and how different types of memory and memory loss function.
|Emotions, Thoughts and Health: What All Aging Bodies Should Know
Researchers and experts share the latest science on the intersection between cognition, emotion, health and aging.
|Living Longer, Living Better
This series explores steps we can take to promote our long-term health, including nutrition and exercise, the value of sleep, the importance of finding meaning, and healthy aging and aging mechanisms.
|Health and Lifestyles
This course aims to familiarize the student with relationships among the physical, social and psychological aspects of health, which include: self-care, prevention and analysis of personal health problems through participation in self-assessment techniques.