• The difference between normal ageing, menopause-related cognitive changes and dementia
• The effects of estrogen on the brain
• How to reduce your risk factors for dementia, and
• How to optimize your brain health now and for the future.
Dr Marita Long is a Victorian based GP working in clinical practice and medical education. After completing her Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive health, Marita worked for Family Planning (Tasmania) and developed a strong interest in menopause and has recently become a board member of the Australasian Menopause Society.
Marita is also current committee member for the Australian Society of Psychosocial Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She has developed and delivered many educational, face to face and online workshops and is passionate about upskilling GP’s to deliver the best evidence-based care to patients- especially women, who so often feel their voices aren’t heard. Marita also presents on radio, podcasts and webinars, and works with Dementia Training Australia.
Dr Kelly Teagle is a GP in Canberra specialising in Women’s health. She graduated in Medicine from the University of Queensland in 2001 and worked in the RAAF as a Medical Officer until 2010. As a civilian GP Kelly gained Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, a Graduate Diploma of Women’s Health, completed further studies in reproductive and sexual health, worked in a menopause clinic and assisted in obstetric and gynaecological surgeries. Dr Teagle is the Founder and Principal of WellFemme Women’s Health Services. She also writes blog articles and is a women’s health speaker.
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Diagram: Modifiable Risks For Dementia
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