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Keeping Aging Brains Healthy

Aired 1/15/13 on KPBS Midday Edition.

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Dr Gary Small director of the UCLA Longevity center and professor of psychiatry at UCLA's Geffen School of Medicine. Author "The Alzheimer's Prevention Program: Keep your brain healthy for the rest of your life."

Transcript

The latest neuroscientific research seems to indicate that it may be possible to delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Researchers say it will take a multi-disciplined approach that includes diet, good health and brain exercise.

Psychiatrist Dr. Gary Small, who wrote the best-seller The Memory Bible, explains his formula for brain health in the new book The Alzheimer's Prevention Program.

Dr. Small will be in San Diego on January 16th for an event with the UCSD Stein Institute for Research on Aging, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The lecture will be in the Liebow Auditorium, located in the San Diego Biomedical Science Building, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093. Dr. Small will sign copies of The Alzheimer's Prevention Program after the event. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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