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Brain health and nutrition class to offer tips on healthy aging


LIBERTY, NY — A free educational program to address how diet impacts brain health will be offered on Tuesday, May 27. Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Sullivan County’s Caregiver Resource Center will hold a “Brain Health & Nutrition” class to offer tips on healthy aging with a demonstration and sampling of healthy food included. This event will occur from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the new Entrepreneurial and Teaching Kitchen of the Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center.

Guest speakers will share the latest research about diet and nutrition’s impact on brain health and Alzheimer’s disease. Presenters include Donna Davies, LCSW (care consultant for the Alzheimer’s Association Hudson Valley/Rockland/Westchester, NY Chapter) and Melissa Sakellariou, RD (CDN, NSCA-CPT, ShopRite Supermarkets, Inc. retail dietitian).

Pre-registration for this program is encouraged by calling CCE at 845/292-6180 or the Alzheimer’s Association at 800/272-3900.