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Talks | Presentations | Workshops | Events

Past Events

Learn more about the wide range of talks, events, and workshops that QK Consulting recently hosted.


Fit for Life Series

Health | Wellness | Nutrition

Planning for Your Late-Life Brain: Habits You Can Build Now to Improve Cognitive Function Later.  


  • Stanford Continuing Studies Workshop | 2020 - ongoing

  • myZinglife, Virtual | April 2023.

  • Stanford/VA Alzheimer's Center, CA | March 2023.

  • Carmel Woman's Club, CA | April 2022.

  • Financial Literacy Institute, California | March 2022.

  • Shasta Healthy Aging Symposium, California | October 2021.

  • Cosmos Club, Washington DC | September 2021.

  • Vassar College Alumni Association, New York | April 2021.  

  • Rossmoor Optimum Wellness Series, California | December 2020.

  • Santa Clara Library, California | August 20, 2020.

  • Unitarian Universalist Church Monterey Peninsula, California | May 2020.

  • Carmel Public Library Foundation, California | November 2019.

  • Monterey Sports Center, California | September 2018.

Calm Woman
Senior Couple Doing Yoga

Brain benefits of mindfulness.

Mindfulness Matters

  • MyZing Life Wellness Wednesdays Program, CA | October 2023

  • Vassar College, NY | June 2023. 

  • Stanford Continuing Studies Workshop | 2020 - ongoing

  • Stanford/VA Alzheimer’s Center, CA| March 2021.

  • Rossmoor Optimum Wellness Series, CA |May 2019.

What you eat matters: Diet and its long-term effects on cognitive function.

Food for Thought

Stanford Continuing Studies Workshop | 2020 - ongoing

Cosmos Club, Washington DC | March 2022.

Alumnae/i Association of Vassar College | January, 2022.

Stanford/ VA Alzheimer's Center | January, 2022.

Rossmoor Optimum Wellness Series | May, 2021.

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Loving Couple

Separating fad from fact: How to be savvy about “brain boosting” products

Brain Boosting Facts

Stanford/VA Alzheimer’s Center, California | December 2020.

Old Couple

Sneaky peeks and foggy vision: what they tell us about who decides to land under IFR conditions. 

Foggy Vision

Old Bold Pilots Group, California | June, 2018.

Using eye tracking technology to monitor brain health

Brain Health Monitoring 

Institute on Aging, California | July 2023

Close Up on Eyes

Aging and the impact of cognitive impairment on retirement: How to detect it and what to do for your clients.
Retirement Resource Center | Nov 16, 2023

Cognitive aging & financial autonomy

Preserving financial autonomy:  The role of cognitive function 
Purposeful Planning Institute | Sept 20, 2022

Let's Work


Book a Speaking

Learn about healthy cognitive aging in mid-life and beyond.

Playing Basketball

Learn about healthy cognitive aging in mid-life and beyond.

Planning for Your Late-Life Brain:  Habits You Can Build Now to Improve Cognitive Function Later.  

Smart Aging

Stanford Continuing Studies Program | Multiple Dates

  • July 31 and August 1, 2021​

  • October 23 and 24, 2021

  • May 1 and 2, 2021

  • October 3 and 4, 2020

  • July 25 and 26, 2020

Reading a Map


QK Consulting is dedicated to ensuring every talk, event, or workshop is tailored to the needs of the audience.

Read the experience of prior attendees and about our commitment to exceeding expectations.

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Executive Director of Carmel Public Library Foundation
Carmel Public Library

The talk was informative and engaging. There was lots of  scientific data and research, and practical advice that was relevant, relatable, and engaging.

Alexandra Fallon


Attorney at Law
Absolute Trust Counsel

The talk is brilliant. You learn about the aging brain how to prevent dementia etc. so you don't spend your retirement savings on assisted living or expensive medications.

Kirsten Howe


Senior Patient Information Coordinator
Stanford/VA Alzheimer's
Research Centre

Dr. Kennedy's talk on mindfulness and aging, and how to be a savvy consumer of brain-boosting products. Her talk was very informative, flawlessly delivered, and well-received.

Lori Newkirk

Read about our upcoming events and workshops.

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