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Dementia 101

Dementia/Alzheimer's 101

Join us for a free monthly seminar!

You’re invited to our free zoom seminar hosted by Dementia Friendly Denver’s JJ Jordan titled Alzheimer's/Dementia 101 - Facts, Treatments, Caregiving, Research, Risk Reduction. This seminar will explore the risk factors, warning signs, and lifestyle changes that could lower your risk for dementia. This seminar is offered monthly. Click "Register Here" below to read more and register. 

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Upcoming Events

  • Still Me: Accepting Alzheimer's Without Losing Yourself

    4/29/2024: 12:00PM-2:00PM in-person

    Join us for this free transformative event featuring DU Chancellor Emerita, Rebecca Chopp, PhD, as she shares her inspiring journey following an Alzheimer's diagnosis.

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Featured Publications

The Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging postdoctoral fellow featured on recent Elevated Denver podcast episode

Postdoctoral fellow Dr. Pilar Ingle featured in latest Elevated Denver podcast episode

Dr. Pilar Ingle is featured on the latest Elevated Denver podcast episode "Dignity in Death," discussing end-of-life and palliative care within the homeless population.

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Screen shot of Eric Chess with Denver7 news reporter

How to plan ahead for long-term care after Alzheimer's diagnosis

In recognizing World Alzheimer's Month, Dr. Eric Chess discusses the importance of planning ahead after an Alzheimer's diagnosis on Denver7.  

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DU Lab Tapped for Research into Preventing Parkinson’s Disease and Related Dementias

Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biophysics Sunil Kumar and his lab are developing and testing potential treatments for Parkinson’s disease (PD) and has earned the prestigious Stanley Fahn Junior Faculty Award from the Parkinson’s Foundation.   

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Rebecca Chopp, former Chancellor of the University of Denver, riding a mechanical bull

The new face of Alzheimer's: Early-stage patients who refuse to surrender

The Washington Post interviews DU's former Chancellor on her Alzheimer's diagnosis. 

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Dr. Eric Chess and KIHA Director Briony Catlow giving a keynote speech at the Symposium on Financial Justice for Older Adults

KIHA Hosts Symposium on Financial Justice for Older Adults

On March 15 2023, University of Denver’s Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging (KIHA) hosted the Colorado Older Adults Financial Justice Symposium. 

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Dr. Barbara Kreisman Discusses Retirement Journey Strategies

Retirement is a journey! In a chat with Pinnacle Wealth Management, Barbara Kreisman, Ph.D. discusses strategies to help you navigate the path. 

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Dr. Eric Chess Recently Featured in "living healthy longer' Podcast

In a recent episode of the living healthy longer podcast, Dr. Eric Chess discusses the intersection of financial security and cognitive health, research, and signs of financial fraud.

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Left side of brain is AI, right side of brain is human

Robot May Help Those with Memory Loss

Dr. Mohammed Mahoor was featured on KDVR News talking about Ryan, a social robot, that has been designed to help people with cognitive disabilities and memory loss.

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Does the Immune System Play a Role in Parkinson’s Disease?

Dr. Daniel Parades' interview with sheds light on one potential cause of Parkinson's Disease, which could open new avenues for treatment.

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