“This is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity for all of us in Louisiana to learn from some of the best and brightest neurologists in the world who will share the latest advances in the prevention and treatment of brain diseases, including stroke and Alzheimer’s disease, as well as ways for people to maintain a healthy brain,” said presenter Ann Tilton, MD, with Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans.
The Brain Health Fair is a free, daylong family event connecting thousands of patients, families, and caregivers affected by a neurologic disorder with important resources to win the battle against brain disease. People can attend free classes to learn from some of the best and brightest neurologists in the world about the latest research advances in Alzheimer's disease, autism, brain injury, epilepsy, headache, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, sleep disorders, stroke and other types of brain disease. • Attend FREE Brain Health Classes • Visit 30+ Exhibitors • Dance Demonstrations • Get Tips to Prevent Diabetes, Stroke • Attend Support Groups • See How the Human Brain Works • Learn How to Spot a Concussion • Fun Games for Kids and Teens • Free Giveaways and Resources
The Brain Health Fair is a free service of the American Academy of Neurology Foundation, which is committed to finding a cure for brain disease and improving patient care, quality of life and public understanding of brain disease. The event is also being held in conjunction with the upcoming Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, which will bring more than 10,000 healthcare professionals to New Orleans, April 21-28, 2012. For a complete list of Brain Health Fair exhibitors and activities, visit http://patients.aan.com/
The American Academy of Neurology, an association of more than 25,000 neurologists and neuroscience professionals, is dedicated to promoting the highest quality patient-centered neurologic care. A neurologist is a doctor with specialized training in diagnosing, treating and managing disorders of the brain and nervous system such as Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, migraine, multiple sclerosis, brain injury, Parkinson’s disease and epilepsy. For more information about the American Academy of Neurology, visit http://www.aan.com or find us on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube.