12:30pm - 1:00pm: Registration
1:00pm - 1.50pm: Discovering 4 pillars of a health brain
As we age, maintaing our mental functions becomes a top priority. We need a healthy brain to achieve that and enjoy life to the fullest as we enter our golden years. Hear from Isaiah in this introductory workshop as he shares the latest that science and local practitioners have to offer with regards to brain health. In this interactive session, pick up steps to nourish, stimulate and protect your brain while discovering the 4 pillars every individual should start with for better brain health.
1:50pm - 2:40pm: Thinking out loud: Hearing loss & dementia
Hearing loss affects 1 in 5 in their fifties, and over 50% over the age of 60. It can often lead to depression, isolation, reduced safety, work and social options; memory difficulties and dementia. Developments in hearing aids and implants have helped to alleviate this problem with improved sound quality, multidirectional headphones, noise cancellation abilities and cosmesis. Dr Lynne Lim discucsses the link between hearing loss and dementia and shares how the diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss can help to prevent or delay dementia.
2:40pm - 3:10pm: Tea break
3:10pm - 4pm: Eat to think, think to eat
Good health becomes increasingly important as we age and diet and nutrition play crucial roles in ensuring that we add more healthy life years, by preventing or delaying common diseases that affect the older population. Ms. Wu Nan Nan will share all about the importance of staying hydrated and monitoring nutrition intake for healthy ageing and good brain health. Learn some important tips on how to identify the symptoms of malnutrition and dehyderation and how you can improve your brain function and memory through your daily food and fluid intake.
4:00pm - 4.50pm: Don't lose your mind!
The rate of dementia increases with age. As life expectancy increases so will the risk of getting dementia. The good news is we can break the trend. How? By a life course approach of prevention. A Prof Goh will share with you the current evidence based insights in preventing dementia.
4:50pm - 5:00pm: Lucky draw