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Healthy brains for life

Research shows that certain lifestyle factors can reduce the risk of dementia, support cognitive function and modify brain ageing processes. Learn evidence-based strategies in this presentation to look after your brain health now and into the future.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand fundamental concepts of how the brain changes as we age
  • Recognise key links between lifestyle factors and brain health
  • Utilise nutrition strategies to support cognitive function and reduce dementia risk
  • Apply physical activity interventions to support better brain health in the short and long term
  • Identify how sleep can support cognitive function and healthy brain ageing
  • Understand the basic neuroscience of how mindfulness can modify brain function