Successful Aging Speakers' Series - October 2012
Click HERE to view Dr. Misiaszek's PowerPoint presentation.
What: Successful Aging Speakers' Series with Chief of Geriatrics, Dr. Brian Misiaszek
Topic: Is It Dementia?
- Can you prevent Dementia?
- Red flags of cognitive impairment
- How to enhance cognitive and physical reserves to improve your quality of life
Brian Misiaszek is an Associate Professor and Clinical Educator in the Department of Medicine in the Division of Geriatric Medicine at McMaster University. He completed his MD at the University of Western Ontario in 1997 and his residency training in Geriatric Medicine at McMaster University in 2001.
He is currently the Chief of Service for Geriatrics at Hamilton Health Sciences. Dr. Misiaszek has a Geriatric Medicine clinic at St. Peter's Hospital twice weekly, part of which includes Outreach home visits. He also provides in-patient consults at Hamilton Health Sciences hospital sites, as well as providing regular coverage for the Geriatric Rehab Unit (GRU) located at the Juravinski Hospital site.
His research interests includes dementia, drugs in the elderly, and he is an internationally recognized expert on extreme hoarding in seniors (i.e. Diogenes Syndrome). He has also written and distributes free of charge via the Geriatric Division's web page his popular 160 page Geriatric Medicine Survival Guide, an educational resource used by both local and international medical learners.
Admission is Free - Bring your questions.