Previous Presentations

Tools to Support the Journey of a Loved One With Dementia

Carol spoke at the Mar Vista Community Council Aging in Place meeting on Monday Oct. 19, 2016 at 6pm.  She presented “Tools to Support the Journey of a Loved One With Dementia” which included  an overview of dementia, how to effectively communicate, and learning to deal with challenging behaviors often experienced.

Physical Activity – Benefits for Your Body and Brain

Carol spoke at the Older Adult Task Force “Wellbeing: A Journey Into Aging” workshops on March 14, 2016.  She will present on “Physical Activity – Benefits for Your Body and Brain” at the Health Connections workshop.

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Brain Health and Spirituality As We Age

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Carol presented “Brain Health and Spirituality As We Age” on April 14, 2016 and April 28, 2016 at Mary & Joseph Retreat Center in Palos Verdes.

Brain Yoga and Meditation

Carol presented “Brain Yoga and Meditation at the Early Memory Loss Forum on Sunday April 10, 2016 at the Skirball Center.  This incredible workshop was for people with early memory loss and was sponsored by Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles.  

6th International Conference on Ageing and Spirituality

Carol presented “Increasing Spirituality Through Yoga As We Age” at the 6th International Conference on Ageing and Spirituality.  This conference was held Oct. 4 –  Oct. 7, 2015 in Los Angeles.  

Webinar- Health and Illness in the Orthopaedic Geriatric Patient

Carol presented this webinar for the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses in August 2015.  Objectives:

  1. Contrast illness and wellness in observations and assessment of the geriatric patient
  2. Discuss strategies and interventions to optimize health and quality of life in this population.
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Age Related Changes Vs. Dementia – How Do I Tell the Difference in my Geriatric Orthopaedic Patient?

Carol presented at the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses Congress in Las Vegas on Monday May 19, 2014.

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After attending this presentation, the participant will be able to: 1.  Contrast the differences between age related changes and dementia in the geriatric  orthopaedic patient. 2.  Plan two non-pharmaceutical, complementary interventions the nurse may utilize with a geriatric orthopaedic patient who has dementia. 3. Apply 3 modalities that help enhance brain health as people age

The Role of the Holistic Nurse in Maintaining a Healthy Brain

Carol presented “The Role of the Holistic Nurse in Maintaining a Healthy Brain” at the American Holistic Nurses Association Conference in Portland, OR on Saturday June 7, 2014.

Objectives: After attending this presentation, the participant will be able to:

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1.  Discuss 3 brain changes that that  occur as we age2.  List 4 warning signs of dementia

3.  Apply 3 modalities that help enhance brain health as people age