Did you know the brain may benefit from trying new activities, learning new skills and generally going outside of your routine? While playing brain games does not protect against Alzheimer’s disease, it does work the brain in unusual and different ways by challenging how one thinks and resolves posed problems. Brain games can address a range of brain functions, including attention, perception, visual and spatial processing, sequencing, pattern recognition and much more.
This program is presented by the Winter Park Health Foundation.
About Beverly Engel
Beverly Engel has nearly 30 years in the field of aging guiding organizations through the visualization, creation and implementation of community programs that promote health and wellbeing for elders and their caregivers. With a Master of Science in Gerontology from the Leonard Davis School of Gerontology at USC, and a Master of Arts in Jewish Communal Service from HUC and a BA from Douglass College, Rutgers University, Beverly has held positions in the academic, hospital and community-based arenas and has worked with a private foundation where she brought grant-funded projects to fruition. Beverly has designed and implemented innovative training and educational programs in geriatrics, conceived of and managed an adult day health center and served the Alzheimer’s Association, Central and North Florida Chapter as their Program Coordinator. Her most recent initiative involves the promotion of brain healthy lifestyles in Central Florida through the Brain Up initiative sponsored by the Winter Park Health Foundation.
Please note: If you are unable to attend a program, cancelling your reservation gives us an accurate count of how many to expect; for sold-out programs, cancelling your reservation also allows someone on the waitlist to attend in your place.
Cancelling can be done in two easy ways: by calling 407.644.2492 and selecting Option 4 to speak to a representative or by using the online ticket cancellation option in your original confirmation email from Eventbrite.