Baptist Health offers free health and wellness series for those with mild cognitive impairment or mild dementia
Baptist Health Medical Group Neurology and Baptist HealthwoRx Fitness & Wellness Center will offer Brainworks at HealthwoRx, a free educational series for those with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or mild dementia, each Wednesday in October at HealthwoRx in Lexington Green.
Scheduled from 2-3:30 p.m., each program in the four-week series is designed to offer attendees information to help them live well and take control of their health and wellness. Family members and caregivers are welcome to attend. Topics and speakers are:
• Oct. 4 – “Living Well with a Diagnosis of MCI or Dementia,” Dr. Greg Cooper , and Jackie Williams, research coordinator, both with Baptist Health Medical Group Neurology and Baptist Health Memory Care Clinic
• Oct. 11 – “Eat, Move, Live: How Food and Movement Protect Memory,” Teresa Smith, dietitian and director, and Grant Gensheimer, exercise physiologist, both with Baptist HealthwoRx Fitness & Wellness Center
• Oct. 18 – “Mind over Matter: Strategies for Memory and Thinking,” Heather Gaddis, speech-language pathologist at Baptist Health Lexington
• Oct. 25 – “Coping and Adjusting to a Memory Loss Diagnosis,” April Stauffer Alzheimer’s Association, and Stephanie Freeman, Baptist Health Memory Care Clinic
To register or learn more about the series, call 859-260-4354.