Event

Meet Me at the Coolidge...and Make Memories

Dates: 
May 24, 2011 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Description: 

Join fans of classic films (1930s - 1960s) in this free interactive event designed specifically to encourage audience discussion and reminiscence on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at the Coolidge Corner Theater, 290 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02446.

The program will be guided by trained facilitators, and complimentary popcorn and drinks will be served!

More information is attached.

Contact Person(s): 

Hearthstone Alzheimer Care

Tel:  781-674-2884 ext. 119

Email:  cahill [ at ] thehearth [dot] org

Alzheimer's Association 12th Annual Night at the Pops: Carnevale for a Cause!

Dates: 
May 18, 2011 - 5:30pm
Description: 

Come celebrate the 31st annivesary of the Alzheimer's Association & enjoy an evening of the Dukes of Dixieland music, live/silent auctions and prize drawings throughout the evening.

For more information regarding this exciting event, please visit http://alz.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=470954

Contact Person(s): 

Sheila Watnick

Tel:  617-393-2008

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

5th Annual Partners HealthCare Boston Health and Fitness Expo 2011

Dates: 
June 25, 2011 - 10:00am - June 26, 2011 - 5:00pm
Description: 

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).

Contact Person(s): 

Heather Hazelton

Email:  healthexpo [ at ] cw56 [dot] com

Telephone:  617-248-5520

 

Paul Magnes

Email:  healthexpo [ at ] whdh [dot] com

Telephone:  617-725-0760

Chinese Folk Art Workshop Benefit Performance for the Greater Boston Chinese Golden Age Center

Dates: 
March 19, 2011 - 2:00pm
Description: 

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.

Contact Person(s): 

Wendy Wong

GBCGAC Funding & Development Manager

Tel:  617-357-0226

GEN SILENT: Award-Winning Documentary Film About LGBT Aging

Dates: 
March 28, 2011 - 7:00pm
Description: 

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.

Contact Person(s): 

Barrie Atkin

GEN SILENT Executive Producer

Tel:  781-788-6600

Email:  barrie [ at ] atkinassociates [dot] com

2011 Alzheimer's Association Advocacy Forum

Dates: 
May 15, 2011 - 4:00pm - May 17, 2011 - 5:00pm
Description: 

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/

Contact Person(s): 

Tel:  1-202-638-8655

Email:  advocacyforum [ at ] alz [dot] org

Alzheimer's Association Greater Boston 19th Annual Walk to End Alzheimer's

Dates: 
September 25, 2011 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Description: 

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".

Contact Person(s): 

Alzheimer's Association (MA/NH) Chapter

Tel:  617-393-2050

Email: memorywalkmanh [ at ] alz [dot] org

Alzheimer's Association (MA/NH Chapter) 15th Annual Memory Ride

Dates: 
July 23, 2011 - 6:30am
Description: 

The 15th Annual Memory Ride organized by the Alzheimer's Association will take place on Saturday, July 23, 2011 from the Devens Museum Field in Devens, MA.

Exciting new changes for the 2011 Memory Ride includes a "New Family Ride", "20/30 Mile Introductory Ride", and an expanded post-ride party "including showers"!

For more information regarding the event, please visit www.memoryride.org.

Contact Person(s): 

Alzheimer's Association (MA/NH) Chapter

Tel:  1-800-272-3900

Alzheimer's Association (MA/NH) Chapter's Special 30th Anniversary Research Presentation: On the Cutting Edge of Alzheimer's Research: The Search for Answers

Dates: 
March 31, 2011 - 7:00pm
Description: 

The MA/NH Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association will present a unique 30th anniversary presentation on the early detection of Alzheimer's disease (AD).

The program is free and open to the public, and will feature the following speakers:

-- Guy M. McKhann, MD (Chair, NIA/Alzheimer's Association Workgroup on Clinical Criteria for AD dementia),

-- Marilyn S. Albert, PhD (Chair, NIA/Alzheimer's Association Workgroup on Mild Cognitive Impairment due to AD),

-- Reisa A. Sperling, MD, MMSc (Chair, NIA/Alzheimer's Association Workgroup on Pre-Clinical Criteria for AD)

The event will be held at the National Heritage Museum, 33 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA 02421, on Wednesday, March 31, 2011 at 7pm.

Registration and refreshments will begin at 6pm.

Contact Person(s): 

Alzheimer's Association (MA/NH Chapter)

Tel:  1-800-272-3900

2nd Annual Massachusetts General Hospital Symposium Series for Foundations: Alzheimer's Disease: Advances in Research and Clinical Practice

Dates: 
December 10, 2010 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Description: 

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.

Contact Person(s): 

Lindsey Roy

Tel:  617-726-5110

Email:  lroy2 [ at ] partners [dot] org

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