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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.


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

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