'Dementia & Exercise' lecture set for May 28

May 14, 2013

The Smoky Mountain Center Geriatric & Adult Mental Health Specialty Team is partnering with The Area Agency on Aging and Haywood Senior Resource Center to present a lecture on Dementia & Exercise from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, May  28, at the Haywood Senior Resource Center, 81 Elmwood Way, in Waynesville.

The lecture is a compilation of information from National Institute of Health, National Institute on Aging,  and Center for Disease Control. The information includes two  studies about the impact of exercise on dementia, what types of exercise have the most impact,  how much and  how often  an individual needs  to exercise to possibly decrease the impact of dementia, and the intensity needed to potentiate protection against dementia.

This training is free. If Haywood County School are closed due to weather, this event will be rescheduled. To learn more, contact Leslie Lawson at 356-2824.

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