This course will equip students to understand the brain throughout the lifespan and make choices to protect the brain from the ravages of time. This course examines the evidence-based lifestyle and non-pharmacological interventions that will protect the brain and diminish the risk of dementia. As people age, the brain changes, but people are not doomed to lose memories and become senile.
TAB 101: The Problem of Aging
Tim Jennings, M.D., DFAPA Runtime: 55 minutes 34 seconds
This lecture explores the definition of aging and the impact our mindset, worldview, and mental stress has on aging and dementia risk. Participants will learn how the choices made in life can either accelerate loss or retain abilities.
TAB 102: Lifestyle and Aging
Tim Jennings, M.D., DFAPA Runtime: 53 minutes 49 seconds
In this lecture, students will examine the factors that contribute to obesity, the impact of obesity on brain health. Dr. Jennings will examine exercise, fasting, sleep, mental rest, and getting back to nature and how each of these can slow the aging process and decrease dementia risk.
TAB 103: Dementia
Tim Jennings, M.D., DFAPA Runtime: 51 minutes 32 seconds
This presentation examines the brain changes that occur in Alzheimer’s Disorder (AD) and demonstrate how the various factors previously discussed contribute to the development of AD. This lecture will also discuss how lifestyle choices can prevent this destructive cascade.
2.5 CE Credits available for LPC, LMFT, LSW.
2.5 CE Credits available for IBCC Credential Holders.
The American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) offers some psychologists, therapists, counselors, social workers and play therapists Continuing Education (CE) credit due for good standing with certain states and a limited number of professional organizations. It remains the responsibility of each participant to be aware of state licensure and CE requirements. Participants should check their state and/or local regulations regarding required continuing education hours. For more information Light University Continuing Education programs, please visit: https://www.lightuniversity.com/continuing-education-statements/.