THOMSON, Ill- Keep your brain fit and healthy this year! 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 monthly Wits Fitness Brain Exercises Classes on the first Thursday of every month in Thomson.  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 will be held at the Thomson Public Library from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  Class dates for 2020 are:  March 5, March 30, May 7, June 24, July 20, September 3, October 1, November 5, and December 3.   There will not be class in April or August.

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 on the Thomson Wits Fitness class, visit go.illinois.edu/witsfitness2.  To stay up-to-date with all University of Illinois Extension program offerings, like Extension on Facebook at U of I Extension Carroll-Lee-Whiteside Unit.

University of Illinois Extension offers programs create learning partnerships that put knowledge to work and aim to make life better, healthier, safer, and more profitable for individuals and their communities.  The University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment.  For reasonable accommodations to participate, please call 815-632-3611.