Ask the Experts: Whole Brain Fitness


Date/Time
Date(s) - Wednesday, September 18, 2019
11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Location
Gallery One Doubletree

Categories


Belmont Village Fort Lauderdale, a new luxury senior-living community, is hosting a luncheon and panel event in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association Southeast Florida Chapter and FAU’s Comprehensive Center for Brain Health.

The event – Ask the Experts: Whole Brain Fitness: A Guide to a Healthy Brain and Successful Aging – will feature brain health and memory care experts who will share insight on the best ways to maintain a healthy brain at every stage in life, including preventative care and the benefits of a Whole Brain Fitness lifestyle. A panel of experts will also answer questions and provide insight on brain health and dementia including early signs, lifestyle, local resources, and the family journey.

 Panelists include:

Dr. James Galvin, MD, MPH

  • Founding Director, Comprehensive Center for Brain Health at FAU
  • Dementia prevention and how to maintain a healthy brain

Beverly Sanborn, MSW, LCSW

  • Gerontologist and VP of Program Development, Belmont Village Senior Living
  • Whole Brain Fitness lifestyle approach and how to age successfully

Alzheimer’s Resource and Education Specialist

  • Alzheimer’s Association Southeast Florida
  • Recognizing the early signs of Alzheimer’s and local resources available to families

Linda Sheff

  • Family Caregiver
  • A personal perspective of the family journey with a loved one with dementia

PARKING:       Complimentary valet parking is available. Space is limited.

WHY:  A pioneer in senior-living, Belmont Village prides itself on its proprietary resident programming founded on partnerships with innovative universities and healthcare institutions and maintains a multidisciplinary research approach under the direction of a nationally recognized gerontologist, Beverly Sanborn. The company’s award-winning Circle of Friends program, led by Sanborn, is a specially designed memory enrichment program for residents with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). Guided by medical research, the program tackles the effects of MCI through a daily program of activities designed to maintain mental alertness and thwart memory loss, while promoting confidence in social interactions and boosting self-esteem.

 

RSVP:                     Belmont Village Fort Lauderdale

Christy Halle/cchristine@belmontvillage.com

954.524.8500

 

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