Navigation Links
Staying Sharp in New Haven: Yale brain experts discuss successful aging at free forum
Date:10/18/2011

WHAT: Attendees will have the chance to ask local brain experts about the aging brain and how to keep mentally fit at the Staying Sharp session on October 29 at Yale University. Part of a highly recognized series, the program will emphasize successful aging, including how to navigate the booming aging industry and factors that may predict future cognitive function. The panelists will also address issues specific to the aging brain, such as changes in memory over time and the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's disease.

A Brain Fair for all ages will follow the session, which will include information booths, demonstration tables, and hands-on activities.

WHO: The program is presented by the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, MetLife Foundation, Yale University School of Medicine's Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program, and AARP Connecticut. Featured speakers will be:

  • Amy F.T. Arnsten, Ph.D., Professor of Neurobiology, Yale University
  • Christopher H. van Dyck, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, and Neurology; Director, Alzheimer's Disease Research Unit, Yale University
  • Robert Wickham, (moderator) Department of Psychiatry, Yale University

WHEN: Saturday, October 29, 2011
Panel Discussion and Q&A: 10:00AM 12:00PM
Brain Fair: 12:00PM 1:30PM

The events are free and open to the public and refreshments will be served.

For reservations please call 1-800 65-BRAIN (1-800-652-7246) or e-mail stayingsharp@dana.org.

WHERE: Yale University
Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona Hall (SSS), Room 114
1 Prospect Street (Corner of Grove and Prospect)
New Haven, CT

The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives is a nonprofit organization of more than 300 leading neuroscientists, including ten Nobel laureates, committed to advancing public awareness about the progress and benefits of brain research.

Staying Sharp is a series of public forums and educational booklets for older Americans. Since its inception in 1994, the series has been attended by more than 34,000 people in 30 cities across the United States.


'/>"/>

Contact: Ann Whitman
awhitman@dana.org
212-223-4040 x657
DANA Foundation
Source:Eurekalert

Related medicine news :

1. Staying sharp in Philadelphia
2. More Evidence That Exercise May Keep The Brain Sharp
3. New method for measuring Parkinsons disease prevalence reveals sharp increase in Israel
4. Massachusetts Study Shows Sharp Rise in Early Autism Diagnoses
5. Socializing May Keep Elderly Minds Sharp
6. Sharpened focus: Improving the numbers, utility of medical imaging
7. HIV rate in SF could be cut sharply with expanded treatment, study predicts
8. Brain injuries rise sharply in minor hockey after bodychecking rules relaxed: Study
9. ESAs sharp eyes on coastal waters
10. Minneapolis Study Points to Sharp Drop in Smoking Rates
11. SNM sharpens focus on molecular imaging innovation and translation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/9/2016)... VA (PRWEB) , ... February 09, 2016 , ... ... Small Mammal Prize has officially been won. A team from 21st Century Medicine ... discovered a way to preserve the delicate neural circuits of an intact rabbit ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... D.C. (PRWEB) , ... February 08, 2016 , ... ... officially launched its newly redesigned website, federallabs.org . The site houses a ... or license available federal technologies through the process called technology transfer (T2). As ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... City, GA (PRWEB) , ... February 08, 2016 , ... ... and cavity-free. February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and family dentist Yvonne Dorrian, ... 3 p.m. at Coast Dental , located next to Target at 1207 North ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... Texas (PRWEB) , ... February 08, 2016 , ... The Valentine’s Season is famous for ... members and significant others that they are loved. This year, for more than 5.6 ... they cost - just won't be enough to remind them of the lives they’ve led ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... February 08, 2016 , ... ... case packer for pouches, bags, and flow wrapped products at WestPack 2015, February ... specialty product manufacturers step up to semi-automatic or fully-automatic case packing with a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/9/2016)... , Feb. 9, 2016  Bluestar Silicones will promote ... line for long-term implant applications and announce certification ... & Manufacturing (MD&M) West Conference (Booth #1759), February ... --> --> Available in ... LSRs offer outstanding physical properties enabling our customers ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... Respiratory Devices - Medical Devices Pipeline Assessment, 2015 ... " Respiratory Devices - Medical Devices Pipeline Assessment, ... currently in pipeline stage. The report provides ... analysis of the products at various stages of ... the pipeline product development. It also provides information ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... 8, 2016 CBG Technologies, a U.S. ... Solvent Recycling Systems, specifically designed for precision parts ... new and existing vapor degreasers, parts washers and ... through continuous recycling and recovers 100% of the ... --> Precision parts manufacturers benefit from ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: