Staying Sharp in NYC: New York University Experts Discuss Memory and Aging


March 11, 2015

MEDIA ADVISORY

March 11, 2015
             
Contact:
Ann Whitman
(212) 223-4040
awhitman@dana.org
            

 

Staying Sharp in NYC: 
New York University Experts Discuss Memory and Aging

WHAT:As part of Brain Awareness Week (March 16-22), brain experts from New York University will discuss memory, brain health, healthy brain aging, and caregiver issues at the free Staying Sharp session on Tuesday, March 17, at New York University Langone Medical Center. An audience Q & A will follow the discussion.

Brain Awareness Week is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, and Staying Sharp is one of more than 25 events being held across the city in recognition of the campaign. For a list of New York-based events, visit comebebrainy.com.

WHO:

The program is presented by the Dana Foundation, New York University, and AARP.

NYU Langone Medical Center panelists:

  • Sonja Blum, M.D. Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine; Neurologist, Pearl I. Barlow Center for Memory Evaluation and Treatment
  • Martin J. Sadowski, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Departments of Neurology, Psychiatry, and Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology; Neurologist, Pearl I. Barlow Center for Memory Evaluation and Treatment
  • Licet Valois, LMSW, MPS, Manager, Community Outreach and Social Services, Alzheimer’s Disease Assistance Center; Outreach Coordinator, Alzheimer’s Disease Center
 
WHEN:Tuesday, March 17
2:00-4:00 PM Panel discussion and audience Q & A

The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To reserve your spot, visit our Eventbrite page

WHERE:NYU Langone Medical Center
550 First Avenue
Alumni Hall B
New York, NY

To view the program live online, visit http://danafoundation.veomed.net/.

The Dana Foundation is a private philanthropic organization that supports brain research through grants, publications, and educational programs. Learn more at dana.org.

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 41,000 people in 48 cities across the United States.

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