Unlocking Brain Fitness: KEYS to Dementia Prevention

Unlocking Brain Fitness: KEYS to Dementia Prevention

Dementia Prevention Classes

You can reduce your risk of dementia by up to 70%. Most people don’t realize that the risk of Dementia can be substantially reduced.

Keys is a 10-week course with 8-15 participants. Financial assistance is available, contact your local Y for more information.

  • Each week covers a topic(s) addressing modifiable risk factors
  • Individual confidential sessions with each: a dietitian, pharmacist, wellness coach, and fitness professional
  • Weekly SMART goal setting and group sharing of progress
  • Safe supportive environment to interact and learn

The following topics will be addressed:

  • Eat Well
  • Get Moving
  • Be Social
  • Hear Well
  • Stay Sharp
  • Sleep Enough
  • Control Chronic Disease
  • Build Stress Resilience
  • Use Right Medications
  • Promote Health

For more information visit https://www.unlockingbrainfitness.org or contact: [email protected].

Virtual Class

Walnut Creek
4/7/24 - 5/5/24

The Virtual (Online) KEYS is a 5-week course for a national audience

    • Each week covers two topics addressing modifiable risk factors and lifestyle changes to lower the risk for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
    • Talks will be led by healthcare professionals including a physician, dietitian, pharmacist, and fitness professional

Benefits of KEYS

  • Individuals who adopt the lifestyle behaviors described in KEYS may reduce their risk of dementia by up to 70%.
  • Programs like these may be able to reduce a community’s cases of dementia and Alzheimer’s by 40%.
  • Apart from the personal benefits and the reduced burden on family and caretakers, reducing dementia has a societal benefit of reduced costs to public healthcare dollars. In 2021, health care and long-term care costs associated with Alzheimer’s and other dementias were $355 billion, making them some of the costliest conditions to society (CDC).

Location: Virtual Webinar via Zoom

Dates: April 7th to May 5th, 2024

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Central Time

Lecture/Talk with Two KEYS Topics each week

Fee: $50


Available Sessions

04/07/24 - 05/05/24
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