McGill Cares Webcast: The Correlation between Cardiovascular Disease, Stress and Dementia


Join us on September 30 at noon for the next webcast in our weekly series, McGill Cares, designed to support informal caregivers. During candid, 30-minute interviews with leading experts, Claire Webster, Alzheimer Care Consultant and Founder of the McGill Dementia Education Program, will explore topics related to caring for a loved one with dementia.

The Correlation between Cardiovascular Disease, Stress and Dementia

Dr. Nadia Giannetti is Associate Professor in Experimental Medicine at McGill University, and Chief of Cardiology and Medical Director of the Heart Failure and Heart Transplant Centre at the McGill University Health Centre. Dr. Giannetti’s specialties include advanced heart failure, heart transplant, and mechanical hearts.

Dr. Giannetti will discuss the correlation between heart disease, stress and dementia, and provide advice on how to keep the cardiovascular system healthy. Claire Webster will share her personal story of cardiac issues in order to help create awareness about the impact of stress on heart health.

This free webcast is open to all. We would like to thank the Zeller Family Foundation for sponsoring this episode of McGill Cares.

Click here beginning at 12:00 pm EDT on Wednesday, September 30, to join us live, or watch the recording afterwards.

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