Alzheimer's Association (MA/NH Chapter) Annual Memory Ride

July 14, 2012 - 6:30am

The Annual Memory Ride organized by the Alzheimer's Association will take place on Saturday, July 14, 2012 from the Devens Museum Field in Devens, MA.Exciting new changes for the 2012 Memory Ride includes a "Family Ride", "30 Mile Introductory Ride", "60 Mile Metric Century Ride", and the challenging "100 Mile Century Ride". For more information regarding the event, please visit www.memoryride.org.For more information regarding the event, please visit www.memoryride.org.

Contact Person(s): 

Angela Floro

Tel:  617-393-2026

Email:  angela [dot] floro [ at ] alz [dot] org

Alzheimer's Association 13th Annual Night at the Pops: Strummin' to Beat Alzheimer's!

May 30, 2012 - 5:00pm - 5:30pm

Come enjoy an evening of bluegrass country music, live/silent auctions, and the comedy/music of Steve Martin and his Grammy Award-nominated band -- the Steep Canyon Rangers!

This annual fund-raising event will be held at the Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02115.

Contact Person(s): 

Sheila Watnick

Tel:  617-393-2008

Email:  sheila [dot] watnick [ at ] alz [dot] org

AlzTogether Presents: Comedy for a Cause

February 28, 2012 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

AlzTogether is a committee of young professionals (ages 25-40) who support the mission of the Alzheimer's Association, MA/NH Chapter. Join the committee at the Improv Asylum (216 Hanover Street, Boston, MA 02113) for a comedy night to raise funds for Alzheimer's disease while having fun!

Generation admission to the 21+ event is $20. Prior to the show, there will be a networking event at Paddy O's (33 Union Street, Boston, MA 02108 ). All are welcome.

More information regarding AlzTogether may be found at www.alz.org/manh/in_my_community_58422.asp

Contact Person(s): 

Colleen Warren

Tel:  617-868-6718

Email:  colleen [dot] warren [ at ] alz [dot] org


Alzheimer's Association Greater Boston 20th Annual Walk to End Alzheimer's

September 23, 2012 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

The Massachusetts ADRC is an active supporter of the Alzheimer's Association's (MA & NH chapters) Greater Boston Walk to End Alzheimer's fundraising event. For several years, our Center's director, Dr. Bradley T. Hyman, had served as the Honorary Medical Chair of this successful event.

As in past years, we have created our own Walk Team, and hope that you will support our efforts: http://act.alz.org/site/TR/Walk/MA-MassachusettsNewHampshire?team_id=52162&pg=team&fr_id=1859 !

According to the Alzheimer's Association, the Memory Walk is the nation's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. In 2011, more than $2.3 million was raised in Massachusetts and New Hampshire in the fight against Alzheimer's disease.

More information on the Greater Boston 2012 Walk to End Alzheimer's may be found at www.alzwalkMANH.org.

Contact Person(s): 

Walk to End Alzheimer's MA/NH Chapter Coordinator
Tel:  1-800-272-3900

Email:  alzwalkMANH [ at ] alz [dot] org

Remembering H. M.: Stage Reading & Panel Discussion in Collaboration with Catalyst Collaborative @ MIT

February 15, 2012 - 6:00pm

Join 4 distinguished faculty members of MIT/Boston College in a reading and panel discussion as they discuss the fascinating case of Henry G. Molaison (www.nytimes.com/2010/12/07/science/07memory.html?hpw)!

The event will take place at 6pm on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at the Stephen D. Bechtel, Jr., Auditorium of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences (www.amacad.org). More information is attached.

Contact Person(s): 

American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Events Office

Tel:  617-576-5032

25th Annual Massachusetts ADRC & Boston University ADC Poster Session

February 8, 2012 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Members of the Boston-area scientific community are cordially invited to participate in the Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and Boston University Alzheimer's Disease Center's 25th annual scientific poster symposium on Wednesday, February 8, 2012 from 9:00am - 12:00pm in the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School (77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02115). The event will consist of a three-hour poster session in the Society for Neuroscience (SFN) format, and a light breakfast will be served.

The Alzheimer’s Disease Centers’ annual scientific poster symposium showcases the best of local AD research, and provides an opportunity for researchers to meet and share their work. We provide a buffet breakfast, and guarantee stimulating conversations. A program will be distributed at the symposium containing the abstracts from all posters displayed.

This event will also be co-sponsored by the Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center.

Contact Person(s): 

Liang Yap, PhD

Telephone:  617-726-3987

Email:  lyap [ at ] partners [dot] org

Massachusetts Clinical Research Education Day and Health Fair

October 21, 2011 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Hosted by State Representative Jeffrey Sanchez (D - Jamaica Plain) and Boston University/Boston Medical Center, the Harvard Clinical & Translational Science Center and the Tufts Clinical & Translational Science Institute, the event will feature a speaker series, health screenings, a luncheon at noon, and free giveaways.

This fun-filled event will take place at the Massachusetts State House (24 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02133).

Contact Person(s): 

ReSPECT Registry

Tel:  617-414-1971

Email:  Respect [ at ] bu [dot] edu

The 3rd Annual Allan D. Morrison 5K Run/Walk To Benefit Lewy Body Dementia

October 15, 2011 - 10:00am

A 5K Run/Walk will be held at the Melrose National Guard Armory Building (120 Main Street, Melrose, MA 02176) and all proceeds will be benefit the Lewy Body Dementia Association (www.lbda.org).

A registration form for this event is attached.

Contact Person(s): 

Coleen Greco

Tel:  info [ at ] allandmorrison5k [dot] com

Framingham History Center Memory & Meaning Series: The New Frontier of Slowing Brain Aging - Preventing Dementia

September 8, 2011 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Sudha Seshadri, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology at Boston University, will present data from the Framingham Heart Study on aging of the brain, including genetic and lifestyle risk factors.

The presentation will take place in the Edgell Memorial Library, 3 Oak Street, Framingham, MA 01703, and will start at 7pm.

Tickets are $5 for members, and $10 for non-members.

Contact Person(s): 

Framingham History Center

Tel:  508-872-3780

Remembering H. M.: By Catalyst Collaborative @ MIT

April 12, 2012 - 7:30pm - May 13, 2012 - 7:00pm

Produced by Catalyst Collaboration @ MIT, a science theater collaboration between the Underground Railway Theater & MIT, the World Premiere of Remembering H.M. will explore the life & Times of Henry Molaison, who was unable to form new memories after experimental brain surgery at the age of 27.  H.M.'s personal tragedy became neuroscience's golden opportunity...

Written & directed by Wesley Savick.

Contact Person(s): 

Central Square Theater

450 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge MA 02139

Tel:  617-576-9278

Website: centralsquaretheater.org

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