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Alzheimer Society to offer Workshop About the Benefits of Exercise

Concerned about the risk of dementia?

The non-profit Alzheimer Society of B.C. can help. The Society brings a free brain health workshop to the community on Friday, November 1 to show Revelstoke residents the benefits of exercise for a strong body and mind.

Heads Up: An Introduction to Brain Health and Strong Body and Mind runs from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Participants will hear from Sherry Wezner, one of the Society’s Support & Education Coordinators for the North and Central Okanagan.

She’ll explain how protecting and maintaining your brain is an essential part of healthy aging.

Long-time fitness instructor Chantal Faucher will discuss programs designed with functional fitness in mind to help improve daily tasks. She’ll also cover the benefits of group exercise.

Heads Up: An Introduction to Brain Health and Strong Body and Mind takes place from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Revelstoke Seniors Centre, 603 Connaught Avenue. Pre-registration is required by contacting 1-800-634-3399 or swezner@alzheimerbc.org.

If you are living with dementia or have questions about the disease, visit www.alzheimerbc.org

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