Join Illinois Extension Educator Emily Harmon for Brain Health - It's A No Brainer!, a research-informed series that educates adults about normal memory change and aging, highlights healthy brain contributors, and offers tips and strategies to lessen everyday forgetfulness. Illinois Extension partners with the Alzheimer’s Association on a session to increase awareness of common signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.
All sessions are offered at the Cissna Park Community Library, 511 N 2nd St., Cissna Park, IL 60924, on Tuesdays from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Session topics include:
September 5 - Hold That Thought
This workshop will look at the memory process, what researchers say contributes to brain health and strategies for helping with everyday forgetfulness.
September 12 - Know the Ten Signs: Early Detection Matters
Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association
This program includes a basic overview of Alzheimer’s disease and covers risk factors, diagnosis, and the benefits of early detection
September 19 - Fit Wits
Fit Wits focuses on learning about how the brain works and lifestyle factors that may increase the chance of cognitive decline.
September 26 - Head Strong
By attending the Head Strong program, you can learn more about what you can do to keep your brain healthy and engaged.
If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate, please contact Emily Harmon at firstname.lastname@example.org. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet access needs.