A free Ralston Education session via zoom
Mind & Memory: Am I losing my marbles or just getting old?
with Dr. Sarah Manning Peskin
Thursday, Sept 23rd, 2021
10:00 am to 11:00am
Cognitive abilities are the mental skills you need to carry out any task from the simplest to the most complex. These mental skills include awareness, information handling, memory and reasoning.Some changes in the ability to think are considered a normal part of the aging process and the positive and negative effects on cognitive function in older adults vary widely among individuals.
Join Dr. Sara Manning Peskin to discuss how to tell the difference between normal and abnormal cognitive aging and why it is important.
Sara Manning Peskin, MD, MS works both in the Penn Memory Center and the Penn Frontotemporal Dementia Center. She received her undergraduate degree in biochemistry from Harvard University, where she graduated magna cum laude prior to moving to Philadelphia. She received her Doctor of Medicine, along with a master’s degree in cellular and molecular biology, from the University of Pennsylvania. She went on to complete residency and fellowship in neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She’s particularly interested in narrative medicine and teaching the lay public about neurologic afflictions. She has published work in The New York Times and The Boston Globe Magazine and is working on a book about molecules that hijack the brain.
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