The science of Alzheimer’s: where are we going?

Alzheimer’s disease, one of the major causes of disability and dependency among older people, has been recognized by the World Health Organization as a public health priority. Despite the increased focus on this disease, many questions remain unanswered.

Join us as Jay Ingram, one of Canada’s best-known and most popular science personalities, and Dr. Christopher Patterson, an expert on the diagnosis and treatment of dementia, examine the latest research and evidence into risks, prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

The science of Alzheimer’s: where are we going?
When: September 22, 2015 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. (ET)
Where: McMaster Innovation Park, 175 Longwood Road South, Hamilton, ON
>> 5:45 p.m. Refreshments and info session
>> 8 p.m. Book signing by Jay Ingram “The End of Memory: A Natural History of Aging and Alzheimer’s” (available for purchase at the event)
View the event poster
**Free event parking**

All are welcome to attend this free public event, which will include an opportunity for audience questions. Can’t attend in-person? Join us online via live web stream at

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This public talk is organized by the McMaster Health Forum in collaboration with the Alzheimer Society of Canada, Alzheimer’s Disease International, Alzheimer Society of Brant Haldimand Norfolk Hamilton Halton, and MedicAlert Foundation Canada and is supported by the Labarge Optimal Aging Initiative.

September is World Alzheimer Month.

This talk is part of a series of Forum-led optimal aging events. Past events can be viewed here.

Alzheimer public talk - Sept 22