A Contemporary Look at Memory Loss, Alzheimer’s Disease & Health
Our Adult Education Committee has organized a three part series on Memory Loss, Alzheimer’s and Health. All are invited to participate on Sunday mornings at 9 am, April 23, May 7 and May 14. Facilitator Dawn Plante will explore the following topics:
- Sunday, April 23: “The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease“: This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment and the resources available. Topics include: the difference between normal aging and dementia; defining dementia; how the brain works; the stages of the disease.
- Sunday, May 7: “Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters”: Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. We will discuss the warning signs, the importance of an early diagnosis, and programs and services available through the Alzheimer’s Association.
- Sunday, May 14: “Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research”: We’ve always known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. Now science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Learn about the importance of exercise, diet and nutrition, cognitive activity and social engagement in staying healthy.