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Event:

Jay Ingram - Alzheimer's in the 21st Century - Kelowna

  

Date:

Tue, Mar 20th, 2018

Time:

7:00 pm

Description:

Alzheimer's in the 21st Century 2017 may have marked the middle of a turning point in dealing with Alzheimer's disease.

Not so much by the arrival of dramatic new treatments - that is still likely to take a few years - but instead by continuing to encourage all of us to take steps to reduce our risk of the disease. There are hints that such steps might already be having an effect.

In this talk, Jay Ingram will answer the three questions that everyone has about Alzheimer's disease:
Will I get it?
What can I do to reduce my chances of getting it?
If I do get it, what happens then?

Proudly sponsored by AGF Investments Inc. and Interior Savings Credit Union, this event is an extension of the 5th Annual Okanagan Embrace Aging month; a partnership between UBC's Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention, Interior Savings Credit Union, and Interior Health

Presenter: Jay Ingram
A Canadian science writer / broadcaster, Jay has hosted two national science programs in Canada, Quirks and Quarks on CBC radio, and Daily Planet on Discovery Channel Canada. He has written 15 books, translated into 16 languages; has six honorary degrees; is a member of the Order of Canada, and a fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Everyone is welcome - Attend in person

Registration is required

Venue:

Kelowna Community Theatre

Address:
1375 Water Street, Kelowna

Cost:

Free

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