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Meeting of the Minds

Interested in learning more about healthy living for your brain? Then join us in our Meeting of the Minds Series for regular discussions with local researchers! Join in the conversation on topics like normal aging, memory problems, keeping your brain healthy, and available resources in your community.

Factores genéticos asociados a la enfermedad de Alzheimer

En esta presentación hablaremos sobre los genes asociados a la enfermedad de Alzheimer y otros tipos de demencia. Asimismo, discutiremos sobre los signos y síntomas más comunes de la enfermedad de Alzheimer.

WHEN

Miércoles 12 de junio 2019
9:30am-11:30am

WHERE

Lawrence Senior Center
155 Haverhill St, Lawrence, MA 01840

Se servira el desayuno

¡Todo completamente
gratis!

o llame al 800.272.3900

Speaker

Rodrigo Lopez Gonzalez, PhD
Instructor, Department of Neurology
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Curing Alzheimer’s for Everyone: Myths and Facts about Clinical Trials

Join us for a discussion on how clinical trials work, disparities in clinical trials, the importance of participation, and available resources. After Dr. Jackson’s presentation, get your questions answered by a panel consisting of research study coordinators and research participants.

WHEN

Thursday June 20th, 2019
12-2pm

WHERE

The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
650 Dudley St
Boston, MA 02125

Lunch will be served. Free to attend.

Call the 24/7 Helpline 800-272-3900

Speaker

Jonathan Jackson, PhD

Director, CARE Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Stay tuned for future Meeting of the Minds events!

In the meantime, click here for previous events.

Did You Know… ?

  • More than 5 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease
  • Alzheimer’s disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States
  • More than 15 million Americans provide unpaid care for people with Alzheimer’s or other dementias
  • African-Americans are about twice as likely to have Alzheimer’s or other dementias as older whites
  • Hispanics are about one and one-half times as likely to have Alzheimer’s or other dementias as older whites

For more information, visit our Facts Page.