Memory and the Aging Brain will be the focus of an upcoming event, shedding light on new discoveries of brain function and memory. Dr. Peter Rabins, neurologist and expert in the field of aging at Johns Hopkins University, will present at the Mental Health Association’s Distinguished Speakers Series on October 27, 7:00 PM, at the Avalon Theatre. Doors will open at 6:30 and reservations are suggested. Dr. Rabins’ talk is co-sponsored by the Mid-Shore Community Foundation. Partnering in the event are the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Academy for Lifelong Learning, Chesapeake College’s Institute for Adult Learning, and Washington College’s Academy of Lifelong Learning. There is a nominal fee for the program.
Dr. Rabins will describe the typical pattern of memory loss as people age and address the lifestyle factors which affect memory. His book, the 36 Hour Day covers the neuropsychiatric aspects of end-of-life care and suggested practices for persons suffering from memory loss. The book is in its fourth edition and is in the top sales for Johns Hopkins Press. For more information or to download a reservation form, visit the Mental Health Association’s website: mhamdes.org. or call 410 822-0444.