“I Remember Better When I Paint” at Northwestern Alzheimer’s Day, Chicago, May 10, 2012

“I Remember Better When I Paint” at the 18th Annual Northwestern Alzheimer’s Day

Thursday, May 10, 2012
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Feinberg Pavilion, 3rd Floor Conference  Center
251 E. Huron Street,
Chicago, Illinois

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11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
The Mendelson Lecture
Reisa Sperling, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Director, Center for Alzheimer Research and Treatment
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Lunch and Scientific Poster Viewing

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Creative Arts and Dementia: Lecture, Film Viewing and Panel Discussion
Mary Mittelman, DrPH
Director of the Psychosocial Research and Support Program
NYU Center of Excellence for Brain Aging and Dementia

Featuring clips from the documentary, “I Remember Better When I Paint” and a discussion of novel creative arts programs for people with Alzheimer’s Disease.

About Northwestern Alzheimer Day

Northwestern Alzheimer Day was established to showcase Alzheimer’s research conducted throughout Northwestern and to bring this information to the community. The day features a lecture by an outstanding researcher in the field of neurocognitive studies, followed by 45-50 poster presentations by Northwestern clinicians and scientists. Lunch provides an opportunity for scientists and interested members of the community to exchange scientific information and research. A panel presentation and town hall meeting invite audience participation for questions about new treatments and state-of-the-art care.

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