Local Brain Experts Discuss Memory and Successful Aging at Free Event

Published:
October 24, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY
October 24, 2016

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

WHAT:
Questions about how memory works? Want to know how to lead a brain healthy life? Learn about the aging brain, memory, and brain health at the free Successful Aging and Your Brain session on Thursday, October 27 at the University of New England in Portland, Maine. The program will begin with a moderated panel discussion with three local neuroscientists, followed by an audience question and answer session.

WHO:
The program is presented by the Dana Foundation, University of New England (UNE), and AARP.
Featured panelists:

• Rob Anderson, M.D., Maine Medical Center

• Geoff Ganter, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences, UNE

• Stacey Thieme, D.O., College of Osteopathic Medicine, UNE

• Marilyn R. Gugliucci, Ph.D. (moderator), Professor & Director for Geriatrics Education and Research, UNE

WHEN:
Thursday, October 27
3:00-5:00 PM Panel discussion and audience Q & A
The event is free and open to the public, but attendees are asked to register online or by calling (877) 926-8300.

WHERE:
University of New England Ludcke Auditorium
716 Stevens Avenue
Portland, ME

The Dana Foundation is a private philanthropic organization dedicated to advancing understanding about the brain in health and disease through research grants and public outreach.

Successful Aging & Your Brain 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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