How to Prevent Older Adults From Falling? Effectiveness of Clinical Approaches
with guest speaker, Melike Kahya, PT, PhD
The presentation will highlight the impact of aging and persons with neurodegeneration on balance and mobility. Evidence based clinical approaches to prevent falls as well as the risk descriptions of falls in older adults as well as people with age-related neurodegenerative conditions.
Dietary Patterns to Slow Cognitive Decline
with guest speaker, Elena Philippou, RD, PhD
In this webinar, Dr. Philippou will be discussing how diet can prevent degenerative disease, and more specifically, the effects of Mediterranean diet and carbohydrate manipulation on cognitive function and cardiometabolic factors.
Driving Mr. Parkinson
with guest speaker, Hannes Devos, PT, PhD
Dr. Devos discussed the legal and ethical implications of driving with Parkinson’s disease and how to apply the most accurate screening tools for fitness-to-drive. This webinar follows the directives of the Archives of PM&R Information & Education Page: Decisions About Driving for Persons With Neurodegenerative Conditions.
Remote Sensors and Monitoring in Neurodegenerative Disease
with Guest Speaker: Erwin van Wegen, PhD, MS
Dr. Van Wegen will discuss discuss different types of feedback from wearable devices as objective quantification of real-world physical activity. Participants will also learn about the applications, importance and limitations of ambulant activity monitoring in neurological rehabilitation.
Expanding the Impact of your Research
with guest speaker, Julie Faieta, PhD, OTR/L
This webinar is designed to provide attendees with an overview of the value of social media in both career development and research dissemination. In addition, social media platforms and strategies will be discussed at length. To promote deeper understanding, neural underpinnings of social media strategies will also be touched on.