SEMDA Presents: What Science Tells Us about Healthy Brains, Food and Lifestyles

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 
What Science Tells Us about Healthy Brains, Food and Lifestyles Speaker: Nancy B. Emerson Lombardo, PhD, Adjunct Research Assistant Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, Alzheimer’s Disease Center; President, Brain Health and Wellness Center Objectives: 1. Identify which types of foods and other lifestyles are most helpful to "saving our brains" 2. Identify key foods that are harmful to brain, whether only in excess or in any amounts 3. Explain why Excess Sugar is toxic to the brain 4. Identify related research evidence 5. Identify evidence-based goals for brain healthy nutrition and where to start Speaker Biography: Nancy Emerson Lombardo, PhD has worked for 4 decades in services for older adults. A passionate advocate for brain health and for people dealing with Alzheimer’s and other brain diseases, Dr. Emerson Lombardo co-founded the Alzheimer’s Association and Alzheimer’s Disease International in the 1980s. She is an internationally recognized thought leader in interventions for diverse populations as well as those featuring brain healthy lifestyles. Dr. Emerson Lombardo is Adjunct Research Assistant Professor of Neurology at Boston University School of Medicine, and BU Alzheimer’s Disease Center. She is Founder and President of the Brain Health and Wellness Center which promotes over 11 evidence-based brain healthy lifestyles. Dr. Emerson Lombardo integrated results of hundreds of scientific studies into a brain healthy nutritional program designed to promote cognitive and emotional brain health for people at every age. Dr. Emerson Lombardo offers consultation and coaching to individuals and organizations, including guidance on customizing and implementing brain healthy nutrition programs. SEMDA contact for further details: Cathy O’Brien cathyob5@comcast.net Host of the event: Southeastern Massachusetts Dietetic Association When/Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Where/Location: Good Samaritan Medical Center Moakley Conference Room (lower level) 235 North Pearl Street, Brockton, MA 02301 (Exit 18B off Route 24) Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm Program 8:30 - 9:00pm Networking RSVP Deadline: No deadline - walk-ins accepted RSVP Contact: Cathy O’Brien cathyob5@comcast.net Cost: $20.00 for Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics members $35.00 for non-Academy members $10.00 for students 2 CEU's offered for RD's and DT's Link/Webpage: https://www.facebook.com/events/660424621118385/
Contact Information
Cindy Crowninshield
7813540120
crowninshield@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/events/660424621118385/
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