WHAT:

Brain function and health will be the focus of the Staying Sharp session on June 3 at Grace Inn in Phoenix. Part of a highly recognized series, the program will emphasize successful aging, including how to deal with the booming aging industry; factors that predict future cognitive function; and the importance of clinical trials and how to participate in them. Following the event, panel member Marwan N. Sabbagh will sign copies of his book, "The Alzheimer's Answer: Reduce Your Risk and Keep Your Brain Healthy."

WHO:

The program is sponsored by The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, in partnership with NRTA: AAR's Educator Community. Featured speakers will be: Annette Norsman, PhD, session moderator and Director of Lifelong Learning, AARP

Gene Cohen, MD, PhD, Director, Center on Aging, Health & Humanities, George Washington University

Marwan N. Sabbagh, MD, FAAN, Director and Senior Scientist, The Cleo Roberts Center of Clinical Research, Sun Health Research Institute WHEN:

Tuesday, June 3, 2008
10:30AM ┬ĘC 12:00PM
(The event is free and open to the public)

WHERE:

Grace Inn
10831 South 51 Street
Phoenix, AZ

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The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives is a nonprofit organization of more than 265 leading neuroscientists, including ten Nobel laureates, committed to advancing public awareness about the progress and benefits of brain research. NRTA: AARP's Educator Community is America's foremost network of 50+ adults and organizations with a passion and affinity for education and learning.

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 27,750 people in 27 cities across the United States. Click here for more information.

Source: Ann Whitman
DANA Foundation

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