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Presenter: Kenneth M. Langa, MD, PhD
Professor of Internal Medicine
Research Investigator, Veterans Affairs HSR&D Center of Excellence
Associate Director, Institute of Gerontology
University of Michigan
Topic: "Tracking the Health and Economic Implications of the U.S. Population's 'Brain Health': Findings from the Health and Retirement Study"
Join the College of Physicians of Philadelphia for a viewing of I Remember Better When I Paint (French Connection Films and the Hilgos Foundation), an exceptional internationally noted documentary highlighting the positive impacts of the creative arts on Alzheimer’s patients.
Following the film, there will be a discussion with Berna G. Huebner, one of the film’s writers and directors, and Anjan Chatterjee, MD, FAAN, FCPP, Professor of Neurology, and a member of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, and the Center for Neuroscience and Society at the University of Pennsylvania. The evening promises to be a dynamic exploration of the intersection between the creative arts and medicine. The film is narrated by Hollywood legend Olivia de Havilland.
- Anjan Chatterjee, MD, FAAN, FCPP, Professor of Neurology, and a member of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, and the Center for Neuroscience and Society at the University of Pennsylvania
- Berna G. Huebner, President, Chair and Founder of the Hilgos Foundation
Sponsored by the College and its Section on Medicine and the Arts.
Do you want to know more about the risk factors for Alzheimer's disease and dementia in Latinos?
Join the Latino Golden Age Committee, the Alzheimer's Association, and the Penn Memory Center for an
Alzheimer's forum in the Latino community
"Special Risk Factors for Alzhimer's Disease and Dementia in Latinos
Presenilin Gene Mutation
Diabetes Metabolic Syndrome
Presented by Steven E. Arnold, MD
Director, Penn Memory Center
Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology
Director, Clinical Core of the University of Pennsylvania Alzheimer's Disease Core Center
Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Section
Director, Cellular and Molecular Neuropathology Program
Associate Director, Institute on Aging
University of Pennsylvania
Research is beginning to uncover the impact of Alzheimer's disease among Hispanics. Scientists have identified certain risk factors that increase the likelihood of developing Alzheimer's:
This lecture will be in English and translated to Spanish. It is free and open to the public, but registration is requested.
For more information and to register, please contact:
Alzheimer's Association - 1-800-272-3900
Elaine Iglesias - 215-613-7013
Ivy Mesa - 215-614-1829
Mirna Negron - 215-573-7292