Free educational series in October could help those with Mild Cognitive Impairment or Mild Dementia

Baptist Health Medical Group Neurology and Baptist Health HealthwoRx Fitness & Wellness Center will offer Brainworks, a free educational series for those with mild cognitive impairment 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. Family members are welcome to attend. Topics and speakers are:

October 12 – “Mind over Matter: Strategies for Memory and Thinking,” Jessica Wilmore, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathology at Baptist Health Lexington

October 19 – “Eat, Move, Live: How Food and Movement Protect Memory,” Melanie Johnson, MS, RD, LD, HealthwoRx dietitian, and Grant Gensheimer, MS, CPT, HealthwoRx exercise physiologist

October 26 – “Coping and Adjusting to a Memory Loss Diagnosis,” April Stauffer, MS, Alzheimer’s Association, and Stephanie Freeman, MSSW, Baptist Health Memory Care Clinic

To register or learn more about the series, please call 859-260-4354.