Physical Activity and Dementia

A Brain Health Academy Seminar:

October 19, 2022, 1-2 pm Eastern

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In Partnership With:Physical Activity Alliance

Sponsored By:SilverSneakers by Tivity Health

Physical inactivity is one of the known modifiable risk factors for dementia. People who are physically active are less likely to experience a decline in their mental function and have a lowered risk of developing dementia. This course moves from knowledge to application by providing actionable guidance and tools to help providers effectively address this opportunity with patients and families.

 

Expert Presenters

Dr. Liz Joy
Liz Joy, MD, MPH, FACSM, FAMSSM, Intermountain Healthcare, Senior Medical Director, Wellness and Nutrition; Office of Health Promotion and Wellness and Adjunct Professor, Family & Preventive Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine
Laurie Whitsel, PhD
Laurie Whitsel, Ph.D., Vice President of Policy Research and Translation for the American Heart Association (AHA)
Dr. Justin P. Barclay
Dr. Justin P. Barclay, DBA, CAP, Vice President, Analytics, Consumer Research & Data Strategy

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