Learn about the early warning signs of dementia and how The Dementia Society supports individuals who are living with dementia. Get an overview of the brain, aging and dementia. The speaker will also share tips on healthy lifestyle choices that can help in preventing and delaying some forms of dementia.
German is currently the Education and Program Coordinator for the Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County. He is also an active host for various Dementia Education events hosted by The Dementia Society. He also coordinates and liaises with Dementia Researchers for future collaborations. German finished his Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from the University of Ottawa and has an M.D. from the Oriente University, Venezuela. After his residency in Neurology at the Central University of Venezuela, with a subspecialty fellowship in Multiple Sclerosis and Demyelinating Diseases at La Trinidad Teaching Medical Centre, Venezuela; German is currently, enrolled as a Master of Health Professions Education candidate at Queen’s University. Through his education, experience and research, German has gained knowledge and has hosted events on topics related to dementia and its progression, dementia prevention, brain health and wellness and has helped caregivers by providing practical tips.