Understanding Brain Health as a Pathway to Relevant Adult Programming

September 23, 2015

To gain greater insight into the needs of our aging society, Demco has teamed up with Posit Science to talk about the hot topic of brain health and fitness. We’ll bust myths about killing brain cells and show how brains can be changed and strengthened through exercise, similar to how you strengthen your body. You’ll gain insights into the far reaching impact the brain has on physical and emotional health, and the importance of lifelong learning and experiences so you can help patrons lead the life they want.

Learn:

  1. Amazing facts about how the brain works
  2. How to gather meaningful insights on adults’ needs and interests
  3. Ways to translate needs into engaging programs
  4. Strategies to increase brain plasticity

Presenter

Henry Mahncke, PhD

Henry Mahncke, PhD

Dr. Henry Mahncke is the CEO of Posit Science, the makers of the top tier brain-training program BrainHQ. At Posit Science, Dr. Mahncke, a neuroscientist by training, leads the efforts to design, test and refine online exercises that effectively address cognitive issues related to healthy aging. He earned his PhD at the University of California, San Francisco.

Moderator

Angie Schoeneck

Angie Schoeneck

Growth Strategy Manager at Demco, Inc.
Angie is the Growth Strategy Manager at Demco. She focuses on the evolving needs and trends in education and library environments, their patrons and communities, and translating these into relevant products and services. She has an extensive background in new product development, product management and business process improvement.