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August 11, 2005
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RoseCrest Retirement Community will host Joyce Finkle, coordinator of Spartanburg area office, Alzheimer?s Association, for Maintain Your Brain on Thursday, August 11th from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM at RoseCrest Retirement Community in Inman. The one and one-half hour free Maintain Your Brain? workshop is beneficial for baby boomers and others who are currently healthy and have a desire to learn what they can do to potentially help reduce the likelihood of developing Alzheimer?s disease. A complimentary lunch will be served afterwards for all workshop participants.

The Alzheimer's Association's Maintain Your Brain? consumer education campaign encourages Americans ? especially the nation's 77 million baby boomers ? to keep their brains healthy to potentially limit their risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. Increasing evidence shows that healthy lifestyle habits ? such as remaining socially involved, staying physically and mentally active, and adopting a brain-healthy diet ? contribute to healthier aging and may also decrease one's risk for Alzheimer's. Like other parts of the body, the brain may lose some agility as persons get older. It can deteriorate even more if persons are unaware of the need to care for their brain. Science is unlocking many of the mysteries of the brain, but have not yet discovered all of the answers. Seniors can do everything ?right? and still not prevent Alzheimer?s disease. While the Alzheimer's Association?s Maintain Your Brain? consumer education campaign does not guarantee individual health outcome, it offers the most up-to-date information available so that seniors can make informed decisions about their health.

The Alzheimer's Association-Upstate South Carolina Chapter is a non-profit charitable tax-exempt, voluntary health organization dedicated to family support, education, research, and advocacy. The Spartanburg area office serves Spartanburg, Union, and Cherokee Counties. Persons in need of additional information related to Alzheimer?s disease including programs suitable for diagnosed individuals and care partners may call 864-542-9998 or 800-908-9690 for more information.

Workshop space is limited on a first come first served basis, to register, contact Robert Campbell RoseCrest Memory Support Director at 599-8565 or

A ministry of the Lutheran Church, RoseCrest Retirement Community is a non-profit continuing care retirement community offering a specialized and secure assisted living memory support program for persons with Alzheimer?s and related dementias. In addition, RoseCrest offers the only secured Medicare-certified skilled nursing memory support program in Spartanburg County. Located near the Boiling Springs area RoseCrest Retirement?s address is 200 Fortress Drive, off Belcher Road in Inman, South Carolina.

RoseCrest Retirement Community
200 Fortress Drive
Inman, South Carolina 29349
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Robert Campbell