Healthy Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) Education Series Begins March 24

Editor’s Note: The following was provided by ADRC of Rock County. It is evident that persons living outside Rock County are welcome to participate in the online program; those interested in attending the living program should check with the ADRC.

In partnership with the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and the Alzheimer’s Association, the ADRC of Rock County, is pleased to be one of three in-person satellite locations for the state to present the Healthy Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment Education Series throughout 2023.  The four programs being offered provide guidance and science-backed strategies for those living and coping with a diagnosis of MCI and their care partners. 

Join Nathaniel Chin, MD and Bonnie Nuttkinson, MS from the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center along with Jennifer McAlister, BA from the Alzheimer’s Association Wisconsin Chapter and expert guest speakers to learn more about MCI and how to prepare for and cope with the diagnosis.

Please attend one or all of the series’ sessions.  The ADRC of Rock County will be hosting an in-person viewing option for the series at their office location 1717 Center Avenue, Janesville on the following dates from 9:15 a.m. – 1 p.m.:

Friday March 24th – Brain Boosters: Strategies to Strengthen Your Mind; Kimberly Mueller, PhD

Friday June 9th – Food Matters: The Gut-Brain Connection; Barbara Bendlin, PhD

Friday Sept. 8th – Manage Stress & Improve Coping Skills for a Healthier Mind; Megan Zuelsdorff, PhD

Friday Dec. 8th – Personalize Exercise to Boost Brain Health & Memory; Michelle Braun, PhD

A light lunch will be served.  An open discussion about the session will follow the viewing.  This is a free educational opportunity.  Reservations are required. To make reservations please contact Karen Tennyson, dementia care specialist of Rock County at (608) 741-3615.

To register to attend programs for free online please click here.
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