This fascinating piece is essential listening from the ASA 2018. Originally streamed live on www.topmedtalk.com during our live coverage of the conference in San Francisco.

Hear how the American Associaton of Retired People (AARP), an organisation with a membership almost equal to the entire voting population of the United Kingdom, are to focusing on brain health, in response to the demands of their members.

Further conversation includes how practitioners both explain the risks of surgery and also calm possible misunderstandings or fears regarding them, as well as wider reflections on ‘The Brain Health Initiative’.

Presented by Desiree Chappell with Mike Grocott and their guests Lee Fleisher, Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania and Sarah Lock, Senior Vice President for policy at the American Association of Retired People (AARP) and the director of ‘The Global Council on Brain Health’.