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Free phone workshop on brain health

PARKSVILLE — Concerned about keeping your brain healthy as you age? Area residents can get help from the non-profit Alzheimer Society of B.C., during the free tele-workshop Heads Up: An Introduction to Brain Health, running from 7 to 8 p.m. on Thurs., Aug. 30.

The workshop for people with early symptoms of dementia, caregivers and the general public looks at Alzheimer’s disease and how it impacts the brain, the latest research on reducing your risk for Alzheimer’s, and everyday tips for improving brain health. Tele-workshops can be accessed via telephone, with optional online slides. Pre-registration is not necessary. A few minutes before each session, participants simply dial toll-free 1-866-994-7745, then enter the pass code of 1122333.

To use the website, go to momentum.adobeconnect.com/alzheimerbc and enter as a guest.

For more information on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, visit the Society website at www.alzheimerbc.org.

— Alzheimer Society

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