APEX Brain Centers Announces Brain Health Educational Events in Asheville

APEX Brain Centers, a brain intensive training program based around the concept of neuroplasticity, today announced new fall educational events in Asheville. All events are focused on “Building a Better Brain” and will be led by APEX Brain Centers founder Dr. Michael S. Trayford and/or Dr. David Hardy.

Dr. Trayford is a Board Certified Chiropractic Neurologist with over fourteen years of experience in treating disorders of the human nervous system and helping individuals on their quest for peak brain performance. Neuroplasticity, the brain’s ability to change and grow, is the focus of his studies, teachings, and clinical practice at APEX Brain Centers.

The fall schedule will include the following events:

Building a Better Brain workshop series

  • Where: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville

  • Date: Wednesdays

  • Time: 2:00 - 4:00 pm

  • Duration: 8 weeks: Sept. 17, 24, Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov. 5

  • Course description:

    • This contemporary brain health course will take the learner through the various stages of knowledge necessary for understanding how to better care for and improve brain function.

    • Starting with the foundations of “Brain Plasticity” and moving towards more involved topics such as “Blood Sugar and the Brain” and “Exercise and Brain Function,” the learner will be armed with a thorough understanding of the numerous influences of the environment on our brains. More practical topics such as “Top Ten Brain Health Tips” will allow the learner to leave with practical advice for “Building a Better Brain.”

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Dinner with the Doctors presentation entitled “Build a Better Brain” by Dr. Michael Trayford

  • Where: Cantina Biltmore Village

  • Date: October 7th, 2014

  • Time: 6:00 pm

  • Cost: Free

  • Event Description: Neuroplasticity (the brain's ability to change and grow throughout life) is a concept that is becoming widely accepted, and this knowledge is opening new doors for people from all walks of life. Whether you suffer with a neurological disorder, behavioral or learning disabilities, or want to improve upon your academic or athletic performance, there is hope and APEX Brain Centers is leading the way.

  • Attendees of this event will receive a free neurological screening and one priority neurological diagnostic test, to be scheduled at a later date. Attendees will also learn about an opportunity to receive a free iPad mini.

  • Seating is limited and reservations are required.

  • Visit APEX Brain Centers website to learn more or contact APEX by phone at (828) 708-5274

APEX Brain Academy at APEX Brain Centers

  • Where: APEX Brain Centers, 2 Walden Ridge Drive (STE 80) Asheville, NC 28803

  • Date: October 15

  • Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm

  • Duration: 5 weeks

  • Event Description: Join Dr. David Hardy for a 5 week journey into the inner workings of your brain. This entry level educational series will cover a broad scope of material allowing the learner to better appreciate how his or her best asset functions, and how to keep it functioning at its peak! Topics of discussion will include: Neuroplasticity – Yes, Your Brain Can Change, Food for Thought – Eating and Your Brain, Exercise and Brain Function, Top 10 Brain Health Tips, Memory and Cognition and more.

  • Upon completion of the series, learners will be eligible for a chance to receive a free neurological evaluation with one priority diagnostic test of their brain function. 
  • Attendees will also learn about an opportunity to receive a free iPad mini.
  • Light refreshments will be available and seating is limited. Please register to reserve your seat for this highly informational brain health series.

WCQS Event - Build a Better Brain

  • Where: Lenoir Rhyne Boardroom, Asheville Chamber of Commerce

  • Date: October 21

  • Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm

  • Event Description: Would you like to improve your memory, focus, or concentration? The brain shows signs of decline long before we are willing to accept it, although research tells us that we can learn well into our golden years as long as we take the right steps leading up to them. Join us in learning how to Build a Better Brain.

  • Attendees of this program are entitled to one free neurological examination with one priority diagnostic test determined by examination. Those entering into a full brain training program are eligible to receive a free iPad mini (certain restrictions apply). Light refreshments will be provided and reservations are required.

  • Visit  the APEX Brain Centers website to learn more or contact APEX by phone at (828) 708-5274

About APEX Brain Centers and Dr. Michael Trayford

Dr. Michael Trayford is a Board Certified Chiropractic Neurologist and founder of APEX Brain Centers. APEX Brain Centers use cutting edge techniques and technology to optimize brain function. Their program is safe, effective, research-backed and offers hope to people who are having neurological issues. Learn more about Brain Training at the APEX Brain Centers website.

About the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UNC Asheville (formerly the North Carolina Center for Creative Retirement) is an award-winning, internationally-acclaimed learning community dedicated to promoting lifelong learning, leadership, community service, and research. Learn more at the OLLI website.