Free Successful Aging & Your Brain Program in Maine!

For people in the Greater Portland, Maine area who are interested in learning about the aging brain and living a brain-healthy lifestyle, a Successful Aging & Your Brain program will be held next Thursday, October 27th from 3 to 5 p.m. at the University of New England’s (UNE) Ludke Audirorium at 716 Stevens Ave., Portland.

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The program, which is free and open to the public, will start with a panel discussion with three accomplished neuroscientists: Rob Anderson, M.D., Maine Medical Center; Geoff Ganter, Ph.D., UNE, professor of biology; and Stacey Thieme, D.O., director of Preceptor Program, UNE, College of Osteopathic Medicine.  The panelists will address normal age-related changes in the brain, brain diseases and disorders, and successful aging techniques, and conclude with is a 30-minute Q&A session and reception.

The program is presented by the Dana Foundation in partnership with UNE and Dana Alliance member Edward J. Bilsky, Ph.D., vice president for research and scholarship and a Professor of Pharmacology at UNE.

Space is limited, so make sure you register online or by phone at (877) 926-8300, in order to reserve your spot! For questions, contact us by email, successfulaging@dana.org, or by phone, (212) 401-1661. Hope to see you there!

Unable to make the event but still want to learn about how to care for your brain as you get older? Check out our latest Successful Aging & Your Brain program, read our Successful Aging & Your Brain booklet, or watch our most recent Dana/AAAS Neuroscience and Society public event, “Growing Older, Cognition, and What Science Has to Offer.”

– Ali Chunovic

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