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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

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    Your Roadmap for Successful Aging: Navigating a Dementia Diagnosis

    Tuesday June 11th, 2024 | 1:00PM - 2:00PM | zoom only

    What to do when you or a loved one is diagnosed with dementia.

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    Your Roadmap for Successful Aging: Childless Boomers

    Wednesday July 10th, 2024 | 1:00PM - 2:00PM | zoom only

    16% of those 60 and older have no children. If you are among this group, who do you turn to help you with your aging journey? We will discuss ideas and resources to support childless aging adults.

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    Your Roadmap for Successful Aging: Starting the Conversation About Aging

    Wednesday August 14th, 2024 | 1:00PM - 2:00PM | zoom only

    Initiating conversations about health, legal, financial and end of life issues with loved ones is difficult. We will share ways to have these conversations to create plans that your loved ones want as they age.

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    Your Roadmap for Successful Aging: 10 Tools for Healthy Aging

    Tuesday September 10th, 2024 | 1:00PM - 2:00PM | zoom only

    Simple and effective tools for healthy aging that are available for all of us.

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    Your Roadmap for Successful Aging:10 Things to Have in Place for Aging

    Wednesday December 11th, 2024 | 1:00PM - 2:00PM | zoom only

    Kick-off 2025 strong with your legal, financial and aging tools organized.

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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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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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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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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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