Staying Sharp in Tallahassee, FL: Experts Discuss Memory and the Aging Brain


May 13, 2014

MEDIA ADVISORY
May 13, 2014

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

 

Staying Sharp in Tallahassee, FL:
Experts Discuss Memory and the Aging Brain

WHAT:

A panel of brain experts will discuss memory, the aging brain, and brain health issues at the Staying Sharp session on May 17 at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. An audience Q&A will follow the talk, and several vendors will be on site to share information about local resources in the Tallahassee area. 

WHO:


The program is presented by the Dana Foundation, Florida State University Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, and AARP Florida.

Panel speakers:
  • Katherin Snyder, RD, LD/N, CDE, Tallahassee Memorial Bariatric and Diabetes Center
  • Patrick A. Griffith, M.D., FAAN, Professor, Clinical Medicine, Chief of Neurology, Morehouse School of Medicine
  • Kenneth M. Heilman, M.D., The James E. Rooks Jr., Distinguished Professor of Neurology, University of Florida College of Medicine
  • Tom Flanigan (moderator), Program Director for News, WFSU-FM
 

WHEN:

Saturday, May 17
10:00AM-12:00PM

The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
 To reserve your spot, call (877) 926-8300.

WHERE:

Augustus B. TurnBull III Florida State Conference Center
555 W. Pensacola Street
Tallahassee, FL

The Dana Foundation is committed to advancing brain research and to educating the public in a responsible manner about the potential of 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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