Staying Sharp in New York City 2013


February 27, 2013

MEDIA ADVISORY
February 27, 2013

            
Contact:
Ann Whitman
(212) 223-4040
awhitman@dana.org
            

 

Staying Sharp in New York City:
Brain Experts Discuss Successful Aging at Free Forums

WHAT: 

In mid-March, New Yorkers will have two chances to hear from local health experts about memory, brain health issues, and successful aging. Presented as part of Brain Awareness Week (March 11-17), these sessions will feature a panel discussion, followed by an audience Q&A.

WHO:

The first program is presented by the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, AARP, and New York University and will feature clinicians and researchers from NYU Langone Comprehensive Center on Brain Aging.

The second program is presented by the Dana Alliance, AARP, and Hunter College and will feature neuroscience experts from Hunter College and Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

WHERE:

NYU Langone Medical Center, Farkas Auditorium
550 First Avenue (at 32nd St)
New  York, NY

Hunter College West Building, Lecture Hall 714(W)
68th Street and Lexington Avenue
New York, NY

WHEN:

NYU: Wednesday, March 13, 2013
3:00PM – 5:00PM

Hunter College: Friday, March 15, 2013
4:00PM – 6:00PM

The events are free and open to the public, and refreshments will be served. Registration is required: 1-877-926-8300.

The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives is a nonprofit organization of more than 330 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 39 cities across the United States.

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