Boost Your Brain and Memory

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Being Proactive about Your Brain Health is a Smart Move!

Welcome to Boost Your Brain & Memory. Developed by Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging, this evidence-based program is designed to help you learn and practice the most promising strategies for keeping your brain healthy as you age.

This program uses a unique, whole-person approach to brain fitness, providing healthy practices to help you remember things better, be more organized, pay closer attention, and reduce stress—as well as reduce risk of dementia.

A multi-faceted brain health program that goes beyond simple brain games focusing on lifestyle factors that impact brain health, and memory strategies that participants can implement in their daily lives. 

What to Expect:

Session 1: Explore the latest research on brain health and why it’s important at any age. Learn how physical activity is linked to cognitive performance to lower the risk of dementia.

Session 2: Chronic stress can lead to the long term build up of cortisol that can impact the brain negatively. Learn relaxation and mindfulness techniques. Intellectual activities  challenge you to think. Learn how these stimulating activities benefit your brain.

Session 3: Learn brain healthy dietary habits and how spiritual activities have positive effects on the brain and body.

Session 4:  Get the most out of social interactions that play a role in brain health. Put the theory of cognitive reserve to work for your holistic plan to make lasting lifestyle changes for positive brain health and memory.

Available Workshops and Session Dates 

SELF-STUDY - Cost $25.00. This is a self-paced online course with access to the course for 8 weeks.  If you are unable to provide the fee for this course, please contact us at 603- 863-9200.

 May-July course registration link.  Other registration links coming soon.

Course Registration Course Start Date, start 12:00 a.m.    Course End Date, end 12:00 a.m.
Registration open now through May 11, 2024 May 12, 2024 July 7, 2024
July 8 - July 13, 2024 July 14, 2024 September 8, 2024
September 9 - September 14, 2024 September 15, 2024 November 3, 2024

 

In Person    - Registration will be available here when the next class is scheduled. No fee for this course.

Virtual         - Registration will be available here when the next class is scheduled. No fee for this course. 

 

We invite you to join our private Facebook Group, Boost Your Brain, after completion of the course. Join us for fun brain games, brain facts, resources, and more.

Need to Know: For Virtual and In-Person Workshops
  • This workshop series is free and available to NH residents
  • Includes 4 weekly interactive sessions with memory exercises
  • Each 2-hour session builds on the previous week
  • Full participation in all 4 weeks is highly recommended
  • Participants are encouraged to use the workbook in between sessions

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