Two Free Successful Aging & Your Brain Events in NYC!

Will you be in New York City next week? Would you like to know more about maintaining brain health as you age? If so, you have two opportunities to attend our free Successful Aging & Your Brain program!

MemorySuccessful Aging & Your Brain, formerly Staying Sharp, features a panel discussion on topics such as normal age-related changes in the brain, brain diseases and disorders, and successful aging techniques. After the discussion, there is allotted time for audience questions.

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Better Support Needed for Parents of Autistic Adults

Dana Alliance member Barry Gordon, M.D., is familiar with autism on both a personal and professional level. Gordon, a behavioral neurologist and cognitive neuroscientist at Johns Hopkins with interests in disorders of speech, language, and memory, is also father to a severely autistic 22-year old son who cannot speak.Gordon_Barry

“It was beyond irony when our son proved to be unable to speak and unable to learn,” he said at a July Capitol Hill briefing, hosted by AAAS through the support of the Dana Foundation in conjunction with Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-Pa.). [See also our interview with him in 2012.]

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