When it comes to aging, most of us understand how to keep our bodies healthy and fit, but few of us know where to begin when it comes to taking care of our brains. Do you want to improve your memory, sharpen your thinking, increase your attention span and boost your mental energy? Attend this session and learn healthy living tips, step-by-step exercises, recipes and a thirty-day program for maximizing your brain function and achieving optimal brain health. Synthesizing the cognitive science behind memory, sleep, stress and addiction, Dr. Richard Carmona, the 17th U.S. surgeon general and Canyon Ranch vice chairman, offers you a guide to caring for your brain, whether you’re approaching your elder years or still in your quarter-life crisis. Together we will find answers to all your questions, including:
• How your health is affecting your brain;
• What foods to eat and what to avoid;
• Whether or not supplements are necessary;
• What important medical tests to ask your doctor about; and
• How best to challenge your brain.
Speaker: Richard Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS, 17th surgeon general of the United States (2002–2006), vice chairman & CEO, Canyon Ranch health division, and president, Canyon Ranch Tucson
Host: Bridget A. Ross, worldwide president, Acclarent, Inc. (part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies)