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News Release

FOR RELEASE
October 23, 2013

October 30 Healthy Mind, Healthy Sight Forum
Shares Latest News on Mind and Eye Diseases

Kensington, MD, October 23, 2013—BrightFocus Foundation is offering a free public-education event on Wednesday morning, October 30, 2013, in Kensington, MD, to share the latest research and treatment news on the mind and vision diseases of Alzheimer’s, macular degeneration, and glaucoma.

Open to the public and hosted by the Kensington Park Senior Living Community, the forum will feature a panel discussion with medical scientists, an opportunity for audience members to Ask the Experts, and a patient advocate addressing living with vision loss.

The event will include light breakfast fare and hand-out materials.

What:

Healthy Mind, Healthy Sight Information Forum

Who:

Presented by BrightFocus Foundation

 

Panelists:

 

Dr. Guy Eakin, BrightFocus

 

Dr. Elia Duh, Johns Hopkins University

 

Dr. Seth Margolis, Johns Hopkins University

Where:

Hosted by Kensington Park Senior Living

 

3620 Littledale Road

 

Kensington, MD 20895 Directions

When:

October 30, 2013

 

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Light breakfast fare available 7:30 a.m

Information:

www.brightfocus.org/healthyliving

 

events@BrightFocus.org or 301-948-3244

   

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CONTACT:

Michael Buckley, Vice President of Public Affairs
BrightFocus Foundation
Phone: (301) 556-9370; Email: mbuckley@brightfocus.org

Alice L. Kirkman, Marketing and Communications Manager
BrightFocus Foundation
Phone: (301) 556-9349; Email: akirkman@brightfocus.org

Last Review: 10/24/13


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