1. Brain Health and Cognition from a Neuroscientist's Perspective Phyllis Ayman, MS/SLP, CDP, CADDCT, CDCM, CMDCP 1:01:17

Dr. Faisal Qazi will discuss the meaning of brain health and offer advice for maintaining or maximizing brain health as we age.
He will also offers explanations about the meaning of cognition, executive function, how it changes as we age as well as what those changes mean for persons with Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia.
Without delving too deeply into neuroanatomy, Dr. Qazi will describe the difference in the underlying causes for strokes: blood clots, aneurysm and hemorrhages and explain one of the most common causative factors: high blood pressure.
Overall, healthy life style is key for maintaining a healthy brain. The importance of maintaining nutritional, physical and emotional/psychological balance are all factors which contribute to a healthy brain and a healthy life.

Phyllis Ayman Ambassador for Conscious Aging Life Management and #1 WSJ and USA Today Best Selling Author, Podcaster

Phyllis Ayman is the Ambassador for Conscious Aging Life Management, and founder of Mindful Longevity Solutions. She coaches individuals to develop their Personalized Longevity or Wellness Care Plans so they can live as healthfully, happily ,and fulfilled as they possibly can. As an aging life careplanning coach and mediator, she guides families to make decisions and mediate challenging conversations around aging care issues. She conceived and owns the trademark IMpathy®, essentially the inner game of empathy, which the hallmark of her proprietary programs.

Ayman is a #1 WSJ and USA Today Best Selling author, featured speaker, panel moderator, trainer, advocate gerontological speech/language pathologist and dementia care specialist. She spent over 40,000 hours working with thousands of individuals and families in long term care. Her writings have been featured in Next Avenue, McKnight’s Long Term Care News and McKnight’s Senior Living, and the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioner Newsletters.