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Welcome to the Longevity Brain Festival

For the first time in Australia a groundbreaking event focused on brain health, designed specifically for the general public.

The human brain is the most intricate component within our body, but we tend to take it for granted. It serves as the hub for processing sight, sound, touch, and smell, enabling us to comprehend the surrounding world. Within its vast network, memories are stored, emotions are experienced, problems find solutions, and decisions are reached. Additionally, it functions as the command centre for your speech, actions, and overall bodily functions. But as we age, the brain shrinks.

In the current landscape of medical research and technology, revolutionary breakthroughs are unfolding before our eyes. It is essential for us to stay informed about this constantly evolving landscape as we endeavour to maintain the health of our brain as we age.

The Festival will bring together researchers and clinicians from diverse disciplines, working collectively to advance the well-being of the aging brain and mind. Our speakers will delve into the domains of brain and mind sciences, shedding light on the latest developments in this field.

  • LEARN

  • BE INFORMED

  • UNDERSTAND

  • NETWORK

  • BE MOTIVATED

  • ASK QUESTIONS

  • ACCESS TO RESOURCES

Please join us.

AN EVENT FOR OUR TIME

  • The AIHW estimates for 2022 indicate that there are around 401,300 people living with dementia in Australia, including 251,700 women and 149,600 men. This is equivalent to 15 people with dementia per 1,000 Australians (19 per 1,000 women and 12 per 1,000 men).

  •  Certain medical conditions increase a person’s risk of developing dementia, such as diabetes type 2, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

  • 80% of chronic conditions can be prevented through lifestyle intervention.

 

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