Integrative Practitioner Digital Summit
Aging & Longevity – April 18, 2023

Join the Integrative Practitioner team and a lineup of partnering speakers and authors in immersive conversations centered on aging and longevity The day will consist of a combination of live, interactive sessions and on-demand educational content.  

Your FREE registration provides access to all event activities and resources. On the event day, you can determine which sessions and resources to take advantage of. All content will also be made available on-demand so you can catch up on anything you may have missed on event day. 


April 18 Agenda: Aging & Longevity

8:45 – 9:00am ET

 On Demand Activity


9:00 – 10:00am ET

Live Session

 Christopher Bump, DC, MS, IFMCP, CNS, DABCN

Fructose, Glucose, Sugar, and Your Brain Is A Very Sticky Matter: How Advanced Glycated End-products Lead to Alzheimer’s, Cognitive Decline and Neuroinflammation

Over the past three decades there has been a rapid increase in chronic inflammatory disorders in both developing and industrialized countries. These metabolic conditions include type II diabetes, obesity, coronary vascular disease, arthritis, cancers, Alzheimer’s, and neurodegenerative disease and are directly associated with our lifestyles and the aging process. Read More »

10:00 – 11:00am ET

On Demand Activity

 Avery St. Onge, Associate Editor, Integrative Practitioner, and Patricia Selassie, ND

Integrative Practitioner Podcast Special Edition: Helping Patients Form Healthy Habits to Achieve Longevity

Patricia Selassie, ND, joins Integrative Practitioner associate editor, Avery St. Onge, to discuss how practitioners can help patients implement lifestyle and behavioral changes that promote health, happiness, and longevity. Read More »

 11:00 -11:30am ET

Morning Break

11:30 – 12:30pm ET

Live Session

Catherine Darley, ND

Sleep – Essential Anti-Aging Medicine

As George Burns said, “You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old.” Sleep health is an essential part of the strategy to stay vital, via many mechanisms. Read More »

12:30 - 1:00pm ET

On-Demand Activity

Kate Brigham

Midday Movement: Gentle Exercises for Lifelong Mobility

1:00 – 2:00pm ET

 Live Session - SPONSORED

 Steven Wright

The Gut-Immune Connection for Healthy Aging

Learn about the immune system, discover paraprobiotics, and uncover how gut health impacts immunity and healthy aging from gut health specialist and founder of, Steven Wright. Read More »

Sponsored by Kyowa Hakko 

 2:00 – 3:00pm ET

On Demand Activity

 Kara Fitzgerald, ND, IFMCP

Effects on Diet & Lifestyle Intervention on Biological Aging

This presentation will explore the ways to reverse biological aging and the latest research in this evolving area. Read More »

This presentation was recorded at the 2022 Integrative Healthcare Symposium Annual Conference in collaboration with the Institute for Functional Medicine.

3:00 – 3:30pm ET

Afternoon Break

3:30 – 4:30pm ET

Live Session

 Deanna Minich, MS, PhD, CNS, IFMCP

Healthy Aging through the Spectrum of Phytonutrients: Using Plant Medicine for Perimenopause and Beyond

As women live longer, there is a question about the use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to enhance vitality, particularly for heart, bone, and brain. Read More »

4:30 – 4:45pm ET

On Demand Activity

Thank You


An Integrative Practitioner membership is required to register for the Summit.  This will allow you to log in to the event and to access the Community Forum for event networking and conversation.  If you are not a current member, you will be signed up for a FREE Bronze membership. Your free membership may be cancelled at any time by emailing [email protected].

Note: continuing education credits are not available for this event.