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2015 Annual Chapter Meeting  

Reducing Risk for Cognitive Decline in
Your 20's, 30's and Beyond:
What is or isn't in our control?

Hear from a panel of experts as they discuss how the actions we take when we are young (exercise, diet, sleep, etc.) affect our cognitive health as we age. Are there ways that we can improve our chances of preserving a healthy brain? 

The Alzheimer's Association, NYC Chapter
invites you to the 28th Annual Chapter Meeting

Monday, October 26, 2015

The Times Center, New York City
242 West 41st Street
(Between 7th and 8th Avenues)

5:30 6:00 pm Check-in
6:00 – 8:00 pm Program/Q&A
8:00 pm Reception & Book Signing

This event is free to the public.


For more information, contact Crissy Vicendese at 646-744-2927 or email CVicendese@alznyc.org

Moderated by Dr. Max Gomez, CBS 2 Medical Reporter

Distinguished Panel

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. Dr. Isaacson specializes in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) risk reduction and treatment, mild cognitive impairment due to AD and pre-clinical AD. His research focuses on nutrition and the implementation and longitudinal assessment of dietary interventions for AD management.

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. Dr. Janicki’s research focuses on patients with AD and related memory disorders. Her work examines how genetic variations may influence exposure to estrogen and other hormones over the lifetime, which in turn may affect onset or progression of AD or cognitive impairment.


This event is supported by Bill and Jane Brachfeld and the
RBC Foundation USA.

Alzheimer's Association

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.