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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.
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.
A networking cocktail & dinner event will be held at The State Room, 60 State Street, 3rd floor, Boston, MA 02109 on the evening of Friday, July 29, 2011. For more information regarding the event, please see the attached flyer.
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.
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).
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.
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
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 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),
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.