Brain Boosters

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Did you know that doing puzzles like crosswords and word searches are a great way to keep your brain active, and that social activity can have a positive impact on your brain health? These educational opportunities and resources can help you learn how to reduce your risk of dementia and boost your brain!

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Annual Event: Brain Booster Workshop & Expo

Our 5th Annual Brain Booster Workshop & Expo was held virtually on Monday, November 2 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 

Our Guest Speakers included Christina Seeley, BSc, RD, CDE and Joe Schwarcz, PhD, Director of McGill Office for Science and Society. They discussed how nutrition and humour can impact our brain health.

Please check back for a recording of this workshop.

Our next Brain Booster Workshop & Expo will be held in October/November 2021. More details will be provided during Summer 2021.

 

Free education series: Reducing Your Risk of Dementia

The Alzheimer Society of Oxford frequently presents a FREE three-week education series titled Reducing Your Risk of Dementia. Our next series will take place in January 2021. This series will teach you things you can do to reduce your risk of dementia.

Visit our education page to learn more about this series, and when it will be available in your area.

Activities, games and information

The Alzheimer Society of Canada has a special webpage with activities, games, and brain health information for you.

Click here to visit this page.

Dementia education in Oxford County

The Alzheimer Society of Oxford offers education programs for people living with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, family members and friends, healthcare providers and more. More information on these programs can be found below.

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Challenging your brain

Work out your brain! Exercising your mind daily can keep your brain stimulated and help slow the progression of dementia into the later stages.

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