Michael C. Patterson is an educator, writer, speaker and gerontologist specializing in brain health, creativity, the arts and longevity. Patterson is an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University where he has taught courses on the prevention and treatment of dementia, and the creative arts and brain health. He is an executive board member for the National Center for Creative Aging and serves on numerous advisory boards including the Research Center for Arts & Culture. Patterson ran the award-winning Staying Sharp brain health program at AARP developed numerous projects for PBS and was a founding member, actor and director with the Bear Republic Theater.Roger Anunsen hosts the cable TV series “Your mindRAMP to Brain Health,” is the creator of MemAerobics©, Animal Congregations© Cards and Memory Mining© and teaches a college gerontology course in Portland, Oregon entitled: “The Mature Mind.” He was appointed as a voting delegate to the 2005 White House Conference on Aging, has designed brain wellness programs as a consultant for AARP and is a multiple-year presenter at the ASA-NCoA and McGinty Alzheimer’s Conferences. Anunsen’s educational methods were presented at the inaugural Global Conference on Aging at Oxford, UK.