Broward Health North Broward Medical Center is hosting a Seniors Got Talent competition to promote dancing, singing, juggling, playing an instrument and any other activities, as a way to increase “brain fitness.” Pompano Beach neurologist H. Murray Todd, M.D., will open the event, explaining the importance for seniors to “challenge their brains” with activities that require concentration and retaining information – both necessary for performing – to help prevent degenerative neurological diseases.
WHO: 10 finalists, selected through community-wide “auditions”, will perform. Participants must be 65 years old to participate in this contest. Last year the age range of the finalists was from 74 to 94. They will perform a 3-minute exhibition of the talent of their choice, including singing, dancing, juggling, playing an instrument and telling jokes! Judges will select 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners, who will receive prizes including a cash awards, gift certificates and various gifts donated by local firms.
CBS4 Anchor Eliott Rodriguez along with Lissette Gonzalez, CBS4 morning weather anchor will emcee the event. The panel of judges includes Lissette Gonzalez, CBS4 morning weather anchor. The judges of the talent competition will include NBMC CEO Pauline Grant and Dr. H. Murray Todd, acclaimed neurologist and medical director of the NBMC Memory Disorder Center, an outpatient diagnostic facility offering a multi-disciplinary approach to determine the cause of memory impairment.
Event sponsors are CBS4, Stryker, First Path, and Phoenix Physicians.
SATURDAY, JULY 31, 2010, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Omni Auditorium – Broward College North Campus in Pompano Beach
1000 Coconut Creek Boulevard
Coconut Creek, Florida 33066
HOW: Reservations are required. Call (954) 759-7400 for reservations. There is no cost to attend the event.
North Broward Medical Center is located at 201 E. Sample Road, Deerfield Beach, FL, 33064. For more information, please call (954) 941-8300 or visit www.BrowardHealth.org.