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Banner Health improves brain health of local community

 

PHOENIX (July 11, 2014) – As leaders in brain care, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute and Banner Sun Health Research Institute have designed a program to help improve the brain health of community members.

This four-hour Brain G.Y.M. Boot Camp will review lifestyle factors related to brain health and teach a variety of methods to exercise various cognitive domains of the brain.

Those interested in participating in the Brain G.Y.M. are invited to attend one of several classes. All of the sessions are $45 and include instruction and workbooks for class and home use. For more information and to register, call 602-230-CARE (2273).

  • July 19, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    Banner Alzheimer’s Institute
    901 E. Willetta St., Phoenix
  • July 29, 12 – 4 p.m.
    Ironwood Library
    4333 E. Chandler Blvd., Phoenix
  • Aug. 4, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    Banner Baywood Medical Center
    6644 E. Baywood Blvd., Phoenix
  • Sept. 10, 12 – 4 p.m.
    SCAN Health Plan Arizona
    1400 E. Southern Ave., Tempe

About Banner Alzheimer’s Institute
Through its research and care, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute is dedicated to the goal of ending Alzheimer’s disease without losing another generation. It is helping to launch a new era of Alzheimer’s research—treatment and prevention at the pre-symptomatic stage—and to establish a new comprehensive model of care. Established in 2006 by Banner Health, one of the country’s largest nonprofit health care systems, BAI has a three-fold focus: to conduct revolutionary studies in the detection, treatment and prevention of Alzheimer’s; to set a national standard of patient and family care; and to forge scientific collaborations that bring together institutions and disciplines internationally. For more information, visit www.banneralz.org.

About Banner Sun Health Research Institute
For 26 years, Banner Sun Health Research Institute, part of nonprofit Banner Health, has been a leader nationally and internationally in the effort to find answers to disorders of aging including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. The institute, together with its Arizona Alzheimer’s Consortium partners, has been designated by the National Institutes of Health as one of just 29 Alzheimer’s Disease Centers in the nation. The institute’s Cleo Roberts Center for Clinical Research takes laboratory discoveries to clinical trials that foster hope for new treatments. Banner Health is Arizona’s leading health care provider and second largest private employer. For more information, visit www.bannershri.org

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