Archive for December 8th, 2016

Why new M&S boss Steve Rowe may get a £4.2m payday

Thursday, December 8th, 2016:

By Sabah Meddings For The Daily Mail Published: 16:51 EST, 8 December 2016 | Updated: 17:35 EST, 8 December 2016 Payday: Marks and Spencer boss Steve Rowe Marks & Spencer boss Steve Rowe could be in line for a £4.2million payday under a deal revealed yesterday. A plan for senior executives shows that Rowe, 49, could be awarded £1.8million in shares – assuming today’s prices – in 2019 if he hits all his performance targets. On top of this he could also get a bonus of 200 per cent of his salary, which is currently £810,000. This would see his […] Read More →

Brain activity may help predict fall risk in older adults

Thursday, December 8th, 2016:

(Refiles this December 7 story to correct name of Albert Einstein College of Medicine in paragraph 2.) By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) – People whose brains work the hardest when they try to walk and talk at the same time may have a higher risk of falling in the future than seniors who can do both with ease, a new study suggests. Past research has shown that when older people perform cognitively demanding tasks, their brains become more active to handle the challenge, said lead study author Dr. Joe Verghese, director of the division of cognitive and motor aging at […] Read More →

A New Yorker’s Guide to the Silvery Sounds of the Season

Thursday, December 8th, 2016:

TRINITY CHURCH (Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m.) The choir of this church, which presented one of the first American “Messiah” performances in 1770, teams up with the Trinity Baroque Orchestra and soloists for its annual, reliably masterful concert of Handel’s oratorio. Julian Wachner conducts. (Sold out; also Dec. 18, 3 p.m.) 212-602-0800, trinitywallstreet.org/messiah CHURCH OF THE TRANSFIGURATION (Dec. 16, 7:30 p.m.) Claudia Dumschat conducts the Christmas portion of Handel’s oratorio — don’t worry, that often includes the famous “Hallelujah” chorus — with the church’s Choir of Men and Boys, Girls Choir, Camerata and Instrumental Ensemble. 212-684-4174, littlechurch.org METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART […] Read More →

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