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Alzheimer’s Association offers free educational program

The Alzheimer’s Association Illinois Chapter’s free educational program, “Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research,” will take place at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, at the Peru Public Library, 1409 11th St.

Program specialist Hadi Finerty will present and take questions following the program about how the health of the brain and the body are connected, as well as how modern science provides insights into how to optimize physical and cognitive health as part of the aging process. Topics will include research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement and use hands-on tools to help incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

To register, call 815-744-0804 or register at alz.org/illinois.

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