A distinguished panel of medical and scientific experts will lead an informative discussion titled “Reducing Risk for Cognitive Decline in Your 20’s, 30’s and Beyond: What is or isn’t in our control?,” on Monday, October 26, 2015 at the Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter 28th Annual Chapter Meeting. The panel will focus on how the actions we take when we are young (exercise, diet, sleep, etc.) affect our cognitive health as we age. The panel will also discuss if there are ways that we can improve our chances of preserving a healthy brain. This event is supported by Bill and Jane Brachfeld and the RBC Foundation USA.
Among the expert panelists will be:
• Moderator: Dr. Max Gomez, CBS 2 Medical Reporter.
• Richard S. Isaacson, MD, Director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic, Weill Cornell Memory Disorders Program, and Director of the Neurology Residency Training Program at Weill Cornell Medical College/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.
• Sarah Janicki, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor in Neurology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, in the Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer’s Disease and the Aging Brain, and the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center.
5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.: Check-In
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.: Program and Q & A
8:00 p.m.: Book Signing & Reception to meet the panel