Webinars are free and open to the public. You do not need to be an ASA member to attend.
Obesity is a major health problem that affects every part of the body, including the brain. In fact, it is among the top risk factors for dementia. This course provides strategies to address obesity and use that information to help individuals prevent and treat obesity to build cognitive resilience.
Participants in this webinar will be able to:
- Participants will be able to list six or more modifiable risk factors for dementia.
- Participants will be able to summarize the link between obesity and dementia.
- Participants will be able to identify effective interventions and strategies to address obesity.
- Participants will be able to identify special considerations for high-risk populations.
Nina Crowley, PhD, RD, is a dietitian, health psychologist and advocate. After leading the Medical University of South Carolina’s Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery Program, she has joined seca’s Medical Body Composition and Bioimpedance Analysis Division as its professional affiliations and education manager.