This annual free event is sponsored by Partners HealthCare, the parent organization of the Massachusetts ADRC, and WHDH & CW 56 stations. Fun and educational programs including exhibits, health-screenings, presentations by health experts and local celebrities will entertain and inform both adults and kids.
The 2-day event will be held at the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center (900 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02115).
The Chinese Folk Art Wokshop (www.folkartboston.org) will be presenting a benefit performance for the Greater Boston Chinese Golden Age Center (GBCGAC) on Saturday, March 18, 2011 at the Virginia Wimberly Theatre located at 527 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02116.
All proceeds from the performance will benefit the services and programs for the elderly served by the GBCGAC.
More information regarding sponsorship opportunities for the event is attached.
Sponsored by the Brookline Council on Aging, Goddard House and the LGBT Aging Project, this is an award-winning documentary that follows six Boston-area LGBT older adults over the course of a year as they deal with the challenges of aging and being gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender.
A question-and-answer session with the filmmaker and director, Stu Maddux, and local cast members will follow the film screening.
Tickets are $10 each, and the screening will be held at the Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02446.
The Alzheimer's Association's annual advocacy forum will be held at the Omni Shoreham Hotel (2500 Calvert Street NW, Washington, DC 20008) from May 15-17, 2011. The popular annual event provides advocates with opportunities to speak to legislators on a variety of pressing issues related to funding for Alzheimer's disease research.
More information regarding registration and the program in general may be found at www.alz.org/forum/
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, has served as the Honorary Medical Chair of this successful event.
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. Since 1989, the Walk has raised more than $347million for the cause.
Participants can either join in a 6-mile "Spirit Walk" or a 3-mile "Hope Walk".
The Massachusetts General Hospital's Symposium Series for Foundations is designed to bring together individuals from private and family foundations to learn about recent trends in health care.
Join us on Friday, December 10, 2010 in the first session of our Fall series, when members of the Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center will present the challenges of prevention, diagnosis and treatment for Alzheimer's disease, and the disease's impact on the healthcare system.
Join Olivia Hoblitzelle on a talk and discussion on her award-winning book, "Ten Thousand Joys & Ten Thousand Sorrows: A Couple's Journey Through Alzheimer's" at the Alzheimer's Association's (MA/NH Chapter) office located at 311 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472 on Wednesday, November 10, 2010.
Books will be available for purchase at the event, and free parking is available to all.
Email: kevin [dot] scarborough [ at ] alz [dot] org