LB11 Temporal Hygiene: Timing Really Is Everything

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LB11 Temporal Hygiene: Timing Really Is Everything

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October 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Temporal Hygiene

*ACTIVE AGING WEEK*

This course introduces participants to the applications of biological and circadian rhythms in one’s health and well-being. Topics will range from the benefits of maintaining a regular schedule to applications of music and rhythmic stimulation in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. The instructor will present practical advice for maintaining good temporal hygiene, as well as tips for discussing rhythms with health care providers.

About the instructor: Dr. Donald McEachron.

Donald McEachron serves as a teaching professor and as the coordinator for academic assessment and quality improvement at Drexel University’s School of Biomedical Engineering, Science, and Health Systems. He earned a B.A. in behavioral genetics from the University of California at Berkeley and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from the University of California at San Diego. In 2006 he completed an M.S. in information science at Drexel. He has worked extensively in the areas of imaging, editing three monographs on imaging applications in biomedicine. His primary biomedical research has focused on chronobiology, biological rhythms, and human performance engineering. In association with architects and engineers, Dr. McEachron works in the field of indoor ecology, where he examines how built environments influence human physiology and behavior.

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Date:
October 4
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Venue

Souderton Mennonite Homes – Summit View Auditorium
207 W Summit St
Souderton, PA 18964 United States
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