Fall Open House: Total Health for Your Body + Brain
Join us for a special day focusing on the health of your mind and body. We have partnered with the Dana Foundation and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medicine to bring you programs with top experts in the field of brain and body health. Learn how the brain ages and what you can do to increase brain power and memory. Find out why exercise is not only good for your heart but also for your mood. Learn how meditation can change your brain. Understand the ways that thinking, learning, and behavior are associated with neurodevelopment in children as well as adults. Sample fitness classes from indoor cycling and yoga to Zumba, boot camp, and more. Whether you choose a lecture or a workout, you will learn more about how to make healthy life choices to improve your brain, body, and life.
Sun, Sep 16, 11:30 am-5 pm, Free
To register please click here.
Pre-registration is recommended. Walk-ins welcome.
Keynote Presentation: Successful Aging + Your Brain
11:30 am, L2 Auditorium
- Bernice Grafstein, Ph.D. - Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, Professor of Neuroscience, Vincent and Brooke Astor Distinguished Professor in Neuroscience, Weill Cornell Medical College
- Matthew E. Fink, MD - Neurologist-in-Chief, NewYork-Presbyterian; Chairman, Department of Neurology, Weill Cornell Medicine
- Alessandro Di Rocco, MD - Professor of Neurology, Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra Northwell, System Director, Parkinson's and Movement Disorders, Northwell Health
Moderator: Caroline Kohles
Join the Dana Foundation, a private philanthropic organization committed to advancing brain research and to educating the public in a responsible manner about research’s potential, for a dynamic discussion by a panel of experts on the human brain, followed by a Q&A with the audience. The panel will cover how the brain works and changes as we age, memory, brain diseases and disorders, and maximizing and maintaining brain function and health. Visit Dana.org, your gateway to responsible information on the brain, to learn more.