Join us for a discussion on healthy aging — focusing on both mental and physical wellbeing — lead by Stacey Schaefer, a cognitive-affective neuroscientist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for Healthy Minds.
To Register contact Diane at: 608-222-3415 or DMikelbank@ci.monona.wi.us
Stacey Schaefer's research focuses on identifying how different emotional styles influence health, wellbeing, and brain aging, as well as the factors that moderate those relationships. Schaefer leads the Neuroscience Project of the longitudinal Midlife in the United States National Study of Health and Wellbeing (MIDUS), a study in the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer Prevention (WRAP) examining how emotion may contribute to the development of Alzheimer’s Disease, as well as a study of how individual differences in the time course of emotional responses are important for mental health, stress regulation, cognition, the immune system, and coping with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. In her talk, she will share findings from these and other studies highlighting the factors that promote healthy aging with a focus on emotion and its impacts on brain health.
Brought to you in partnership by Goodman Community Center, Madison Senior Center, Monona Senior Center and NewBridge