Two Successful Aging & Your Brain Programs in NYC

MemoryAre you interested in learning about the brain and living a brain-healthy lifestyle as you age? Do you live in New York City? Then look no further, there are two free Successful Aging & Your Brain programs on Tuesday, March 13th!

Both programs begin with discussions on memory, normal age-related changes in the brain, brain diseases and disorders, and tips for keeping the brain healthy as we age, followed by an audience Q&A session.

NYU Langone Health

The first program is from 2 to 4 pm at NYU Langone Health’s Alumni Hall B at 550 First Avenue at 32nd Street. A panel will feature three experts from NYU Langone’s Center for Cognitive Neurology: Andreia Godinho De Andrade, Sonja Blum, and Elkhonon Goldberg. Jyoti Patel, research assistant professor in the department of neurosurgery at NYU Langone, will moderate the panel.

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Free Staying Sharp Program in Kansas City

Are you going to be in the Kansas City metro area this weekend? If so, please join us Saturday morning, June 13, for our free Staying Sharp forum. The program includes a panel discussion from 10 am to 12 pm with Anne Arthur, ARNP, BC; Jeffrey Burns, MD, MS; and Russell H. Swerdlow, MD from the University of Kansas Alzheimer’s Disease Center, as well as Anne L. Foundas, MD, MS, Professor and Chair of the Neurology and Cognitive Neuroscience department at the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Medicine. They will discuss the latest information on the aging brain, memory, Alzheimer’s disease, brain health, and more. For the last thirty minutes, they will take your questions as part of the Q&A.

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Free Staying Sharp Program Saturday in Suffolk County Long Island

If you plan on being out in Long Island this weekend, please join us Saturday morning, June 8, for our free Staying Sharp forum. The program includes a panel discussion from 10 am to 12 pm with Dana Alliance members Dennis Choi, MD, PhD, and Patricia K. Coyle, MD, both from the Stony Brook University School of Medicine. They will discuss the latest information on the aging brain, memory, Alzheimer’s disease, brain health, and more. For the last thirty minutes, they will take your questions as part of the Q&A.

Staying Sharp Background Image (2)This will all be happening at the Hilton Long Island, 598 Broad Hollow Road in Melville, NY. Reservations are highly recommended; space is limited and these forums fill up fast. Register now by calling 1-877-926-8300. For more information go to www.dana.org/stayingsharp or email stayingsharp@dana.org.

We hope to see you on Saturday!

– Simon Fischweicher

Free Staying Sharp Program Saturday in Mount Vernon

If you’ll be in Westchester County, NY, this weekend, please join us on Saturday, May 4 for a free Staying Sharp forum. The program includes a panel discussion from 9 am to 11 am with DABI member Patrick A. Griffth, M.D., FAAN, from Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, and three other neuroscientists: Desiree Byrd, Ph.D, from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Christopher Edwards, Ph.D., from Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC and last but not least, André A. Fenton, Ph.D., from New York University Center for Neural Science. They will be discussing the latest information on the aging brain, memory, Alzheimer’s disease, brain health and more, with a particular focus on issues that affect the African American and black communities. For the last 30 minutes the experts will take questions from the audience.

This will all be happening at the Grace Baptist Church at 52 South Sixth Avenue in Mount Vernon. Reservations are highly recommended as space is limited and these forums fill up fast. To reserve your spot register now by calling 1-8777-926-8300. For more information go to www.dana.org/stayingsharp or email stayingsharp@dana.org. We hope to see you on Saturday!

– Simon Fischweicher

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