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Brain Health: How to Support Your Brain in the Aging Process

Healthy Brain Age

For the inaugural event of the Commonwise Living Long and Well Speaker Series, Dr. Alexandra Geneser will present Brain Health: How to Support Your Brain in the Aging Process on Monday, May 11th at 12:00 PM via Zoom, exclusively for Farmington members.

Have you ever wondered:

  • How early in life signs of dementia might appear?
  • How poor hearing and vision can negatively impact brain health?
  • How gut health affects the brain?

During this online event, Dr. Geneser will discuss the common types of dementia, risk factors, and how to best support your brain during the aging process. The presentation will include Q & A, with Dr. Geneser answering your questions on brain health.

About the speaker

Originally from South Texas, Dr. Geneser holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Denison University and Master’s and Doctoral degrees from the Institute of Graduate Clinical Psychology at Widener University. Her training is in clinical psychology, and she specialized in neuropsychology. She came to Charlottesville in 2013 to do her 2-year post-doctoral fellowship in the Neurology Department at UVA.

Dr. Geneser now divides her time between neuropsychology private practice, UVA’s Neurology Department (clinical trials for dementia), and the Student Disability Access Center (helping students with disabilities get equal access to academics). She also volunteers on the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Planning Committee.