Brain Health Series - Hold That Thought! - Macon County
Time:1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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Brain Health is a free, interactive four-part series designed to help us better understand our brains as we mature. It's full of tips and strategies to help maintain and enhance brain function and memory.
Hold That Thought! August 8
Have you ever gone into a room and couldn't remember why? Have you ever misplaced your keys or cell phone? You are not alone! Memory changes as we age, but forgetfulness is common for people at all stages of life. This workshop will look at the memory process and what researchers say contributes to brain health, as well as strategies for helping with everyday forgetfulness.
Fit Wits - August 15
Keeping your wits fit is more than doing crossword puzzles and word searches? Research shows that brain health is directly related to body health! People often think more about keeping their bodies fit, but we shouldn't forget about our brains!
Head Strong - August 22
Are you headstrong about keeping your head strong? Challenging the brain, especially as you grow older, can be beneficial. Many of us enjoy puzzles and games that require us to think and stretch our minds. Join us and explore several exercise strategies to challenge our brain.
10 Signs: Early Detection Matters - August 29
The warning signs of Alzheimer's disease are often dismissed as part of normal aging. If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes. It's time to get the facts. Learn the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer's and separate fact from fiction.
Registration: Sign up at least one week before the session by calling the Macon County Extension Office (contact information below).