Come to the PALM atrium to shop the newest arrivals from AUDRA, a St. Louis-based women’s luxury fashion brand. Mingle and be custom-fitted by owner and creative director Audra Noyes. AUDRA creates effortless, alluring clothing that balances fashion and function for your dynamic lifestyle. Each piece is made in New York City at women-owned factories and is produced in limited quantities to ensure their customers receive the highest quality clothing.
It turns out you CAN teach an old dog new tricks. Not only that, but it’s good for your brain. Remember those piano lessons you took as a kid? Memorizing verb conjugations in Spanish? Volunteering at a food pantry? Believe it or not, revisiting some of those long-lost interests or finding similar ones later in life can actually rewire your brain to become healthier and prevent diseases like Alzheimer’s.
As we age, neuroinflammation and changes to blood flow impact our ability to concentrate, remember details, and process information. However, scientists have learned that older adults can build neuronal connections just like younger people and minimize the aging process of the brain. What can you do to optimize your brain performance as you age? In this webinar, Dr. Sita Kedia will address the best ways to improve your cognitive function, reduce your risk for dementia, and maintain mental acuity as you get older.
Intermittent fasting is a popular topic right now in the wellness community. Should you be fasting, and what is the best way to do it? In this seminar, dietitian Katheryn Scauzzo will describe the basics of fasting, the benefits of abstaining from food for a period of time, and the best techniques for voluntary food restriction. She will also emphasize the importance of fasting under the supervision of a medical professional or registered dietitian for optimal safety.
Do you have unexplained symptoms such as hives, dizziness, wheezing, or generalized inflammation? Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS) could be the reason. In this Lunch and Learn, Dr. Scott Jamison will introduce the emerging topic of MCAS and the role that abnormal mast cell function can play in producing complicated chronic disease states. MCAS may be an explanation for patients with chronic, previously undiagnosed medical symptoms. Dr. Jamison will discuss treatment standards as well as the importance of taking an individualized care approach, as each person’s symptoms manifest uniquely.
Movement is essential for life, and the quality of our movement plays a critical role in our well-being, from injury prevention, to managing pain triggers, to performance outcomes, and beyond. Movement impairments can be a primary cause of many nagging and debilitating conditions. In this Lunch and Learn, Dr. Jason Biondo will look at the function of the musculoskeletal system, how muscle balance influences posture, function, and injury prevention, and the role of the nervous system in conducting the symphony that is our body.