Apr 5-6

Optimizing Cognitive Brain Health

Are you ready to take control of your brain health? Join us for an informative and empowering event delving into the topic of healthy brain aging. This event goes beyond basic healthy aging advice, delving deep into the cutting-edge science of neurology and equipping you with actionable strategies to optimize your cognitive potential.

Register today and take charge of your cognitive future!

What you'll learn:

  • Factors that increase your vulnerability to brain disease, like Alzheimer's and dementia.
  • Dietary tweaks, exercise routines, mindfulness practices, and brain-training techniques you can incorporate into your daily life.
  • How to seamlessly integrate brain-healthy practices into your daily routine.

Who should attend:

  • Anyone interested in optimizing their brain health and reducing their risk of neurodegenerative diseases.
  • Individuals seeking evidence-based strategies to keep their minds sharp and engaged.
  • People curious about the latest research in Alzheimer's prevention and potential future therapies.

In addition to this event, you can enjoy all of the daily activities that Pritikin offers. See what a typical day looks like.



Friday, April 5

4:30 - 5:30 p.m. The Art & Science of a Healthy Brain

In this talk, we will discuss what constitutes healthy brain aging, factors that increase (vulnerability) or decrease (resilience) our risk of brain disease, and approaches to build a better brain.

Saturday, April 6

4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Alzheimer Disease Prevention Strategies

In this talk, we will review the current data regarding primary and secondary prevention trials for Alzheimer’s disease and how these findings can be incorporated into everyday life

James E. Galvin, MD, MPH


James E. Galvin, M.D., M.P.H. is Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He is Founding Director of the Comprehensive Center for Brain Health, Director and Principal Investigator of the Lewy Body Dementia Research Center of Excellence, and Chief of Division of Cognitive Neurology for Palm Beach and Broward County leading brain health and neurodegenerative disease research and clinical programs. Dr. Galvin has authored over 300 scientific publications and 3 textbooks on healthy brain aging, cognitive health, Alzheimer’s disease, Lewy Body dementia, and related disorders.  

The major focus of Dr. Galvin’s clinical and research career has been to improve the clinical care and quality of life for all older adults from diverse backgrounds and their family caregivers who are dealing with neurodegenerative disorders to initiate early intervention, alleviate psychosocial burden on the patient and family, and improve health outcomes.  

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