Can healthy lifestyles help lower the risk of dementia?

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The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

Ian Potter Auditorium, Kenneth Myer Building

30 Royal Pde

Parkville, VIC 3052

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Dr Mathew Pase will investigate how dementia in old age may be influenced by a complex interplay of genetic and environmental factors.

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Dementia in old age may be influenced by a complex interplay of genetic and environmental factors. In this lecture we will discuss the latest evidence on whether healthy lifestyles can help lower risk of dementia. Focus will be given to lifestyle factors such as maintaining a healthy heart and prioritising adequate sleep. The lecture will also outline how being healthy in midlife appears to help the brain into old age.

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What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Tram 19, Stop 11 heading away from the city to the Kenneth Myer Building (opposite Royal Melbourne Hospital). Look for the Dr Dax café sign and you’ll know you’re there.

Reasonably priced parking (including many disabled spaces) is available under the building with easy access to the auditorium.

Important note: Grattan Street will be closing down to traffic from Feb 19 so if you are attending by car please allow an extra 15 minutes to travel.

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Tel: 1800 063 693

Email: info@florey.edu.au

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The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

Ian Potter Auditorium, Kenneth Myer Building

30 Royal Pde

Parkville, VIC 3052

Australia

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