OFPD program June 28: Improving brain functions for seniors

OFPD program June 28: Improving brain functions for seniors

OFPD program June 28: Improving brain functions for seniors

OFPD program June 28: Improving brain functions for seniors

The Orland Fire Protection District, Orland Senior Advisory Council and Aishling Companion Home Care will offer a presentation called “Ageless Grace” to help seniors and attendees better understand ways to improve brain functions during aging.

The presentation, “An Ageless Grace,” will be presented at this month’s meeting of the OFPD “Coffee & Conversation” program. The “Coffee & Conversation” series addresses the needs of the district’s residents and is co-hosted with the OFPD Senior Advisory Council and led by experts from Aishling Companion Home Care.

CERT trainees take instruction from Lt. Bill Leddin and Engineer Tom Rafferty on how to properly apply a tourniquet to an injured limb in a 2016 training. Photo courtesy of the Orland Fire Protection District

The Orland Fire Protection District offers a wide range of programs for the public, from senior care and information Coffees to emergency training for the public. Visit the OFPD website at www.OrlandFire.org for more information. Photo courtesy of the Orland Fire Protection District

This month’s program, to be held Thursday, June 28, will feature “Ageless Grace,” a cutting-edge brain fitness program based on neuroplasticity that activates all 5 functions of the brain – analytical, strategic, kinesthetic learning, memory/recall, creativity and imagination – and simultaneously addresses all 21 physical skills needed for lifelong optimal function.

The program is free and open to the public. Attendees should dress comfortably with walking/gym shoes.

Please join us on June 28 at our “Coffee & Conversation.” The program runs from 10 am until Noon at the OFPD Administration Building Board Room, 9790 West 151st Street, Orland Park.

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