-- Guided Autobiography Workshop: "Write Your Life Story"
Thursday, December 12, 2013
at the Center for Healthy Aging
Click here for more information.
-- Presenting "Complex Behavioral Processes and the Psychopathology of Aging"
A presentation for the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging at their conference room in Cleveland, Ohio
Thursday, April 17, 2014
More details TBA soon.
Enhancing Cognitive Fitness in Adults has been included in Books of Interest in the Human Values in Aging Newsletter, AARP Office of Academic Affairs, April, 2013
Slides from Webinar Available for Free:
On February 8, Dr. Cameron Camp and Dr. Paula Hartman-Stein led a webinar entitled "Appropriate Use of CPT Coding in Treatment of Persons with Memory Impairment." Click here to open a PDF of the slides for free.
"Amyloid Deposits Not Required for Neurodegeneration"
Medscape.com - November 15, 2013 by Megan Brooks
"A new study confirms that many cognitively normal older adults harbor neurodegenerative changes akin to Alzheimer's disease (AD), but without amyloid-β* (Aβ) deposits..."
"Decision Casts Doubt on Brain Scans for Alzheimer’s" The New York Times Blog, "The New Old Age" - August 1, 2013
by Judith Graham
"For all the hue and cry about detecting the earliest signs of Alzheimer’s disease, the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services* has concluded that amyloid brain scans for the purpose of diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease are not ready for prime time..."
* Dr. Hartman-Stein participated in the panel at the Medicare Evidence Development & Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC) meeting to give her opinion on the use of amyloid brain scans in the diagnosis of Alzheimer's.
"Exercise can sometimes reverse memory loss, study finds" The Plain Dealer - April 23, 2013
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- "The sooner you start exercising, the more you might remember. A recent study by the Department of Psychology at Kent State University shows that physical activity and exercise play a crucial role in actually reversing some memory loss."
Read the rest of the article here.
Positive Aging Tips
From Manfred Diehl, Ph.D. (Co-Chair, APA Committee on Aging)
Get in the habit of doing these 10 tips year-round. You can read and download the list here.
Community Cognitive Reserve: "Sarah's Web"
by Richard Owen Geer, Ph.D.
Community Performance International
To read Dr. Geer's piece about senior living communities, please