On Tuesday, May 23, JRMC is hosting a free event called, “Aging Forum: Memory Tune-Up.” It will take place in the Henslee Conference Center (classrooms J & R) from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. This workshop will focus on the changes that occur in the brain as people age and the steps one can take to try and prevent some of those changes.
Here is a brief outline of the topics that will be covered:
· Overview of changes that can occur with aging
· Ways to possibly prevent or slow cognitive decline
· Brain Games vs. Cognitive Programs
· Overview of new cognitive programs soon to be available
The speaker is Patti Celori Said, Executive Director of New England Cognitive Center, a non-profit organization descibed as being “dedicated to the development and dissemination of innovative, evidence-based cognitive training programs.” Said is known to have a talent for creating interesting and effective programs that improve memory and overall cognitive function. She has over 20 years of experience as a professor and administrator.
If you or a loved one is interested in attending this event, call 870-879-1440 to reserve your seat. This program is brought to you by the South Central Center on Aging – UAMS and Jefferson Regional Medical Center.