It’s never too late to keep your brain fit and healthy! Current research indicates that challenging the brain is one of several things you can do to contribute to your own brain health as you age.  Challenging activities is one way to train your brain and keep your wits fit!

The University of Illinois Extension offers two monthly Wits Fitness Brain Exercises Classes in Sterling.  Join Extension Educator Karla Belzer as she leads participants through interactive activities designed to exercise the brain to maintain and enhance cognitive function and memory.  The monthly classes are held on Thursdays at both the Sterling Public Library and the Whiteside County Senior Center.   Wits Fitness will be held at the Sterling Public Library from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and at the Whiteside County Senior Center from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Class dates for 2020 are:  February 27, March 26, April 23, June 25, July 22, August 27, September 24, October 22, and December 17.

Each monthly class is free and open to the public! Registration is not required, but appreciated.  Participants are welcome to join the class at any time.  For more information or to register, visit the University of Illinois Extension event calendar at go.illinois.edu/clw or call 815-632-3611.