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Live & Learn: Maintaining Healthy Brains as We Age


Mon 07 / 26 / 2021
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM


Dupont Circle Village

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Maintaining a healthy brain into our later years is something we all hope for. Do you wonder what a healthy brain should be able to do at your age and whether the changes you are experiencing are “normal?” Do you know what to do to strengthen your brain going forward? Best practices on preserving brain functioning are the focus of our July program presented by Louisa Whitesides, MD.

Dr. Whitesides is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Care at the George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences. She received her medical degree from Emory University and completed her residency in Internal Medicine-Primary Care at the University of Pennsylvania and her fellowship in Geriatrics at George Washington University. She works in the GW memory clinic, on the GWUH inpatient Geriatrics consult service, and is Associate Director of the GW house calls program. Her other interests are in medical education, medical ethics, and innovations in healthcare delivery.