Sep
25
Wed
Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia @ Villagio at Capriana
Sep 25 @ 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Join us for a complimentary dinner and educational speaker at Villagio! William Edwards from UCI MIND will provide education on Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, risk and protective factors, and advances in research.

Kindly RSVP to 714.985.5500 by September 23rd, as space is limited.

About the Speaker:

William Edwards was an Alzheimer’s caregiver for his wife, Nancy, for 12 years and now serves on the Leadership Council and Speakers Bureau for UCI MIND to help raise awareness and support for critical research. Edwards established the Nancy Imlay Edwards Foundation to provide funds for Alzheimer’s research and is the CEO of Edwards Global Services, Inc., a company that expands U.S. businesses internationally.

Oct
4
Fri
Dr. Malcolm Dick – When Should I See a Doctor About Memory Concerns? @ Facebook Live Event
Oct 4 @ 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

ASK THE DOC: Alzheimer’s Research Today is an informative Facebook Live video series focused on the most pressing questions and latest research in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. Presented by a panel of experts from UCI MIND, this series is scheduled for the first Friday of each month from 9:00-9:30AM PST at @UCIrvineMIND on Facebook.

 

Planned dates and topics are as follows:

 

Friday, February 1: Dr. Bryce Mander – Can Poor Sleep Cause Alzheimer’s?

Friday, March 1: Dr. Ahmad Sajjadi – What Causes Memory Problems in Older Adults?

Friday, April 5: Dr. Andrea Tenner – Is Alzheimer’s an Immune Disorder?

Friday, May 3: Dr. Elizabeth Head – Are There Any Promising Vaccines for Alzheimer’s?

Friday, June 7: Dr. Mark Mapstone – Is There a Blood Test for Alzheimer’s?

*Friday, July 12: Dr. Steven Tam – What Medications Can I Take to Prevent or Treat Alzheimer’s?

Friday, August 2: Dr. Craig Stark – Can Brain Scans Be Used to Diagnose Alzheimer’s?

Friday, September 6: Dr. Edwin Monuki – What Have Researchers Learned from Brain Donations?

Friday, October 4: Dr. Malcolm Dick – When Should I See a Doctor About Memory Concerns?

Friday, November 1: Dr. Maria Corrada – Will I Get Alzheimer’s If I Live Long Enough?

Friday, December 6: Dr. Ira Lott – What Is the Link Between Down Syndrome and Alzheimer’s?

 

For more information on this series and to learn how you can help UCI MIND fight Alzheimer’s disease, please visit http://www.mind.uci.edu.

Oct
7
Mon
ASK THE DOC @ Fullerton Public Library
Oct 7 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Do you have questions about brain health, memory changes, and Alzheimer’s disease? Ask the experts from UCI MIND, Orange County’s only congressionally designated Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. Panelists will answer your most pressing questions during this free community Q&A session. 

Moderator:

  • Joshua Grill, PhD, Director, UCI MIND

Panelists:

  • Mathew Blurton-Jones, PhD, Associate Professor, Neurobiology & Behavior
  • David Sultzer, MD, Professor, Psychiatry & Human Behavior
  • Malcolm Dick, PhD, Senior Neuropsychologist, UCI MIND

This session is in partnership with Alzheimer’s Association, Orange County Chapter and Fullerton Public Library.

  • RSVP online here or call 800.272.3900
  • There is no cost to attend and parking is free.
  • For questions, call 949.824.9475.
Oct
14
Mon
Mandarin Caregiver Support Group
Oct 14 @ 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Are you taking care of your loved ones with Alzheimer’s? Would you like to share and get support with other caregivers?

UCI MIND, Alzheimer’s Orange County, and Irvine Evergreen Chinese Senior Association invite you to attend a free monthly support group in Mandarin:

  • Share caregiving experiences with other caregivers
  • Learn to identify memory loss due to aging and dementia
  • Understand changes in personality and behaviors
  • Learn to communicate with loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease

All caregivers in Orange County are welcome.

TIME:
The 2nd Monday of every month @ 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

LOCATION:
20 Lake Road
Irvine CA 92604

CONTACT:
Ruobing Li, Patient Care Coordinator, UCI MIND
949.824.2147 OR ruobinl@uci.edu

Oct
15
Tue
Down Syndrome Caregiver Support Group @ Alzheimer's Orange County
Oct 15 @ 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Caring for someone with Down syndrome who exhibits symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease? Attend a free monthly education and support group for family caregivers of individuals with Down syndrome who are concerned about Alzheimer’s disease. 

TIME:
3rd Tuesday of Every Month @ 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. 

LOCATION:
Alzheimer’s Orange County 
2515 McCabe Way, Suite 200 
Irvine, CA 92614 

CONTACT:
Kim Bailey, MSG 
949.757.3771 
kim.bailey@alzoc.org 

Program provided by Alzheimer’s Orange County, Regional Center of Orange County, and UCI MIND Down Syndrome Program.

Oct
25
Fri
30th Annual SoCal Alzheimer’s Disease Research Conference @ Irvine Marriott Hotel
Oct 25 @ 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Join national experts for the 30th Annual SoCal Alzheimer’s Disease Research Conference!

 

Friday, October 25th
Irvine Marriott Hotel

 

How close are we to solving Alzheimer’s disease? What have we learned so far? Where do we go from here? For 30 years, the Annual SoCal Alzheimer’s Disease Research Conference has delivered the latest knowledge in dementia research and care to the Orange County community. In its Pearl Anniversary, join national experts as they explore what we have discovered and charge forward with hope for solutions!

Register

Prices will increase $25 after September 1, 2019

 

Nov
1
Fri
Dr. Maria Corrada – Will I Get Alzheimer’s If I Live Long Enough? @ Facebook Live Event
Nov 1 @ 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

ASK THE DOC: Alzheimer’s Research Today is an informative Facebook Live video series focused on the most pressing questions and latest research in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. Presented by a panel of experts from UCI MIND, this series is scheduled for the first Friday of each month from 9:00-9:30AM PST at @UCIrvineMIND on Facebook.

 

Planned dates and topics are as follows:

 

Friday, February 1: Dr. Bryce Mander – Can Poor Sleep Cause Alzheimer’s?

Friday, March 1: Dr. Ahmad Sajjadi – What Causes Memory Problems in Older Adults?

Friday, April 5: Dr. Andrea Tenner – Is Alzheimer’s an Immune Disorder?

Friday, May 3: Dr. Elizabeth Head – Are There Any Promising Vaccines for Alzheimer’s?

Friday, June 7: Dr. Mark Mapstone – Is There a Blood Test for Alzheimer’s?

*Friday, July 12: Dr. Steven Tam – What Medications Can I Take to Prevent or Treat Alzheimer’s?

Friday, August 2: Dr. Craig Stark – Can Brain Scans Be Used to Diagnose Alzheimer’s?

Friday, September 6: Dr. Edwin Monuki – What Have Researchers Learned from Brain Donations?

Friday, October 4: Dr. Malcolm Dick – When Should I See a Doctor About Memory Concerns?

Friday, November 1: Dr. Maria Corrada – Will I Get Alzheimer’s If I Live Long Enough?

Friday, December 6: Dr. Ira Lott – What Is the Link Between Down Syndrome and Alzheimer’s?

 

For more information on this series and to learn how you can help UCI MIND fight Alzheimer’s disease, please visit http://www.mind.uci.edu.

Nov
11
Mon
Mandarin Caregiver Support Group
Nov 11 @ 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Are you taking care of your loved ones with Alzheimer’s? Would you like to share and get support with other caregivers?

UCI MIND, Alzheimer’s Orange County, and Irvine Evergreen Chinese Senior Association invite you to attend a free monthly support group in Mandarin:

  • Share caregiving experiences with other caregivers
  • Learn to identify memory loss due to aging and dementia
  • Understand changes in personality and behaviors
  • Learn to communicate with loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease

All caregivers in Orange County are welcome.

TIME:
The 2nd Monday of every month @ 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

LOCATION:
20 Lake Road
Irvine CA 92604

CONTACT:
Ruobing Li, Patient Care Coordinator, UCI MIND
949.824.2147 OR ruobinl@uci.edu

Nov
19
Tue
Down Syndrome Caregiver Support Group @ Alzheimer's Orange County
Nov 19 @ 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Caring for someone with Down syndrome who exhibits symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease? Attend a free monthly education and support group for family caregivers of individuals with Down syndrome who are concerned about Alzheimer’s disease. 

TIME:
3rd Tuesday of Every Month @ 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. 

LOCATION:
Alzheimer’s Orange County 
2515 McCabe Way, Suite 200 
Irvine, CA 92614 

CONTACT:
Kim Bailey, MSG 
949.757.3771 
kim.bailey@alzoc.org 

Program provided by Alzheimer’s Orange County, Regional Center of Orange County, and UCI MIND Down Syndrome Program.

Dec
6
Fri
Dr. Ira Lott – What Is the Link Between Down Syndrome and Alzheimer’s? @ Facebook Live Event
Dec 6 @ 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

ASK THE DOC: Alzheimer’s Research Today is an informative Facebook Live video series focused on the most pressing questions and latest research in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. Presented by a panel of experts from UCI MIND, this series is scheduled for the first Friday of each month from 9:00-9:30AM PST at @UCIrvineMIND on Facebook.

 

Planned dates and topics are as follows:

 

Friday, February 1: Dr. Bryce Mander – Can Poor Sleep Cause Alzheimer’s?

Friday, March 1: Dr. Ahmad Sajjadi – What Causes Memory Problems in Older Adults?

Friday, April 5: Dr. Andrea Tenner – Is Alzheimer’s an Immune Disorder?

Friday, May 3: Dr. Elizabeth Head – Are There Any Promising Vaccines for Alzheimer’s?

Friday, June 7: Dr. Mark Mapstone – Is There a Blood Test for Alzheimer’s?

*Friday, July 12: Dr. Steven Tam – What Medications Can I Take to Prevent or Treat Alzheimer’s?

Friday, August 2: Dr. Craig Stark – Can Brain Scans Be Used to Diagnose Alzheimer’s?

Friday, September 6: Dr. Edwin Monuki – What Have Researchers Learned from Brain Donations?

Friday, October 4: Dr. Malcolm Dick – When Should I See a Doctor About Memory Concerns?

Friday, November 1: Dr. Maria Corrada – Will I Get Alzheimer’s If I Live Long Enough?

Friday, December 6: Dr. Ira Lott – What Is the Link Between Down Syndrome and Alzheimer’s?

 

For more information on this series and to learn how you can help UCI MIND fight Alzheimer’s disease, please visit http://www.mind.uci.edu.