Aging and Longevity: A New Perspective on Biology, Disease and Brain Health

Hours: 1.00
Course Number: 0524
Course Date: 11/23/2020

Aging and Longevity: A New Perspective on Biology, Disease and Brain Health is a 1-hour continuing education course that examines aging and longevity in a completely new and modern way. It uses what some experts are calling “The New Biology” as a starting point and dives deeply into discovering new ways to view human diseases and the aging process including concepts like mitochondrial decline, the role of telomeres, inflammaging and more. 

The course also provides interventions for enhancing brain health and an overview of core concepts including pineal gland calcification and Alzheimer's disease and the role of statins, proton pump inhibitors, and gluten in brainhealth. Informal caregivers and healthcare professionals like social workers, nursing home administrators, certified case managers and nurses will find the course interesting and informative.    

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Learning Objectives

  1. Introduce the concept “The New Biology”
  2. Provide a new way to view human diseases 
  3. Outline a program for enhancing brain health  

Course Outline

 1. Introduce the concept “The New Biology”
    a. Brief history of the search for everlasting youth
    b. Longevity and Vital Genes
    c. Sirtuins and Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide (NAD)
    d. Target of Rapamycin (TOR)
    e. Some Interesting Thoughts About Genes and Aging
2. Provide a new way to view human diseases
    a. Introducing the Paleo-Deficit Disorder
    b. Rethinking Cancer
    c. Commonly Misdiagnosed Cancers
    d. Cancer Stem Cells
3. Outline a program for enhancing brain health  
    a. Neurodegeneration: Then and Now
    b. Pineal Gland Calcification and Alzheimer’s Disease
    c. Is Alzheimer’s Disease Really Diabetes Type 3?
    d. What to Do and Eat to Counteract These Affects and Maintain Brain Health

Instructor: Maureen Rizzo, LISW-S, LNHA, CEAL

With her knowledge of social work principles, Maureen Rizzo, LISW-S, LNHA, CEAL demonstrates practical techniques and their application to complex situations that social workers encounter every day. Her experience in the fields of social work supervision and nursing home administration provides valuable knowledge to social workers employed in senior care communities.

Target Audience

Beginner level Social Workers in senior care.

Course Delivery Method and Format

Asynchronous recorded video-based activity.

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. If you do not score a 70% or better, you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.


Social Workers

1.00 HOURS
Collins Learning, #1781, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Collins Learning maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 01/27/2022 – 01/27/2026. Social workers completing this course receive one (1) continuing education credits.
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