DEAC Talks

Aging Re-imagined-01 (1)

Below are listed the DEAC talks that were presented on Friday, 18th March 2016.

DEAC Talks Session 1

1. Living in Mortal Time: Clinical and Literary Perspectives
Mary DeShazer PhD, Professor Emerita, Dept of English, Women’s Gender, Race and Sexuality
Richard P. McQuellon, PhD, HSP-P, Professor of Medicine & Director Psychosocial Oncology & Cancer Patient Support Programs, Wake Forest Baptist Health.  Living in Mortal Time Clinical and literary perspectives

2. The Women’s Health Initiative Memory Studies: How Does Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy Affect Women’s Brains?
Mark Espeland, PhD, Dept of Biostatistical Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine. WHIMS: How Does Postmenopausal Hormaone Therapy Affect Women’s Brains

3. Aging with Purpose
T. Lee Covington, MPA Chief Operating Officer, Senior Services.
Melissa Smith, BA, Transition Specialist, Senior Services.
Aging With Purpose

4. We Can All Sing
Carol Roan – We Can All Sing

5. Is there a pill that can delay aging?
Stephen B. Kritchevsky, PhD, Director, Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest School of Medicine.
Is there a pill that can delay aging?

DEAC Talks Session 2

1. Leading Lives That Matter: Live Well, Do Well, Age Well
Mark A. Peterson, Vice-President for Wake Forest University Advancement.
John M. Cooper, EdD, Chair College Board of Visitors, Wake Forest University.

2. The Embodied and Relational Nature of the Mind
W. Jack Rejeski, PhD, Thurman D. Kitchin Professor, Director of the Behavioral Physiology Laboratory, Dept of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University.

3. Aerobic Exercise Reduces Phosphorylated Tau Protein in Cerebrospinal Fluid in older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment
Laura Baker, PhD, Department of Internal Medicine – Geriatrics, WFU School of Medicine

4. Improvisation: A Lifelong Skill for Brain Body Health
Christina Hugenschmidt, Asst. Professor, Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine, Sticht Center for Aging Research, WFU School of Medicine.
Christina Soriano, MFA, Assoc. Prof, Dept. of Theatre and Dance, IPLACe, Wake Forest University.
Improvisation: A Lifelong Skill for Brain Body Health

5. The Shepherd’s Center – A model for Successful Aging
Sam Matthews, Executive Director, The Shepherd’s Center of Greater Winston-Salem
A Model for Successful Aging