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Boost your brain health IQ with help from U of I Extension

HCE-sponsored program presented in Yorkville on Sept. 15

Have you ever gone into a room and forgotten why you went there? Have you ever misplaced your keys, glasses or cell phone? Have you ever forgotten what you were just about to say?

If your answer is “yes” to any of these questions, know you are not alone. Memory does change as we age, but forgetfulness is common for people at all stages of life.

“Hold That Thought: Brain Health” is a University of Illinois Extension educational program that will cover how researchers are examining the memory process and how findings contribute to brain health. The program also will cover strategies for helping with everyday forgetfulness, at any age.

This free seminar is provided in cooperation with the Association for Home and Community Education and will be led by Extension educators via webinar from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 15, at the local Extension office, 7775B Illinois Route 47 in Yorkville. Registration is required by Tuesday, Sept. 12, to prepare materials, and space may be limited. To register for the session near you, call 630-553-5823 or email uie-dkk@illinois.edu with the event topic, your name, address and phone number.

If a reasonable accommodation is needed to attend this program, notify organizers at least two weeks prior to the event. This lesson is sponsored by the HCE and the University of Illinois Extension. HCE is an organization that works to enhance the lives of individuals and families through quality educational programs and experiences encouraging responsible leadership and service to the community. 

For information on the University of Illinois Extension programs in your county, visit web.extension.illinois.edu/dkk. University of Illinois Extension provides educational programs and research-based information to help Illinois residents improve their quality of life, develop skills and solve problems.  

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