The Retirement Center is excited to be partnering with the UCSF Retiree Association to offer a monthly learning series.
UCB-UCSFRA Learning Series
Below find information about upcoming webinars for Summer 2023
NeuroNose Brain Health Talks
Join us on Wednesdays for a series of workshops about the impact of environmental factors on brain health. Featured speakers include staff and faculty members from UCSF Memory and Aging Center (MAC) Community Outreach Program (COP) as well as Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI).
Please note: While registration provides the same participation link for the entire series, attendance at each session is optional. Recordings will also be made available when ready.
June 21: Social Determinants of Brain Health with Serggio Lanata, MD, MS, behavioral neurologist, associate professor of clinical neurology, faculty member at GBHI, and director of the UCSF MAC COP
June 28: Air Pollution & Brain Health with Stefanie Piña Escudero, MD, geriatrician, Atlantic Fellow at GBHI, and PhD candidate in UCSF PSPG Graduate program
About the UCSFRA and UC Berkeley Learning Series:
The UCSF Retiree Association (UCSFRA) and the Berkeley Retirement Center are excited to partner up to offer a monthly learning series via Zoom. The programs will feature topics relevant to both medical and general interest, building upon the world-renowned expertise of UCSF and UC Berkeley.
UC Berkeley is committed to making its facilities, activities, and events accessible. To request accommodations for this event, please contact Camille Koué at firstname.lastname@example.org at least one week before the event date.
Long-Term Care Insurance, April 26, 2023
Summer Cooking Series Part II: Entrees, July 21, 2021
Muscle Loss in Older Adults, Kathy Bonacini, May 5, 2021
HISTORY OF GOLDEN GATE PARK, Christopher Pollock, FEBRUARY 10, 2021
oral health as we age, Sept 22, 2021
Summer Cooking Series Part I: Salads, June 9, 2021
DESIGNING FOR THE HOMELESS, Sam Davis, JANUARY 21, 2021
Fall 2020 UCB-UCSFRA Learning Series
Below find information and recordings of past webinars
Harnessing the Power of Mindfulness to Heal Depression
Presented on December 9, 10:30 am to Noon (recording available soon)
Stuart Eisendrath, MD, resident alum, professor emeritus of psychiatry at the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences and former director of the UCSF Depression Center presented on harnessing the power of mindfulness meditation to heal depression, based on his book “When Antidepressants Aren’t Enough: Harnessing the Power of Mindfulness to Alleviate Depression.”
Andreea Seritan, MD, professor of clinical psychiatry and interim director for Outpatient Geriatric Psychiatry at UCSF's Langley Porter Hospital and ClinicsThe triple challenge of COVID-19 pandemic, shelter-in-place, and historic wildfires brought to light the pressing need to build new and maintain our existing resilience skills and stay connected to each other, albeit through virtual platforms. During this program, participants will be able to identify individual resilience-enhancing strategies and ways to maintain their emotional wellness.
Presented October 13, 2020, Presentation Slides
RESILIENCE IN UNCERTAIN TIMES, ANDREEA SERITAN, UCSFRA, OCT 2020
Getting Dirty is Good at Any Age, Stephen Andrews, UCSFRA, Sept 2020
Stephen Andrews, Soil Scientist, Educator, and Natural Resources Specialist explores why soil, the most complex biological material on earth, is good for us and our health.
Presentation Slides includes suggested reading materials