The UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging’s Markesbery Symposium on Aging and Dementia – Community session will be held Saturday, Nov. 5, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Lexington Convention Center, Bluegrass Ballroom
The keynote speakers are:
• Gary Small, MD, director of the Longevity Center at UCLA, and author or co-author of several books on memory and dementia, including “The Memory Bible,” “The Alzheimer’s Prevention Program,” and “2 Weeks to a Younger Brain.
• Mary Austrom, PhD, of Indiana University, expert on late life transitions, non-pharmacological interventions for dementia patients, and the stress and grief associated with caring for someone with dementia. Afterwards, Austrom will join SBCoA’s Greg Jicha, MD, PhD, and Marie Smart in a panel discussion taking questions from the audience.
A free continental breakfast will be provided.
The symposium is free, but registration is required. For more information or to register for the symposium, call 859.323.6040.