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Flexing Your Mental Muscles, Longevity and Brain Function (Webinar)

September 16, 2021 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 PM
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September 16 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Join us for Flexing Your Mental Muscles, Longevity and Brain Function (Webinar) on Thursday, September 16 at 1 PM.

The mental decline that sometimes can accompany aging, stressful times, anxiety or depression can often be prevented with mental exercises, changes in routine, lifestyle modifications and improved ways of managing stress.

Join Licensed Mental Health Counselor Alison Issen to explore current research and gain the tools that may help improve your long-term abilities in memory and learning.

By participating in this program, you can expect to learn:

  • about the changes in brain anatomy and function that are typical of the normal aging process.
  • about methods to stimulate and energize brain function, thereby maximizing learning and memory abilities and disease prevention.
  • about the effects of stress on the brain, and lifestyle choices that affect brain function and longevity.

This program is presented by Alison Issen and is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation.

How to join the Zoom Program:

Upon registration for this program, you will receive two emails:

  • One email from Eventbrite: you can either disregard this email or save it for your records. No action needed with this message.
  • One email from the Center for Health & Wellbeing: this email will contain your link to join the Zoom meeting. Simply select the link and the Zoom Meeting will launch. Please allow yourself five – 10 minutes before program start to launch Zoom and confirm your technology is properly working.

All CHWB Digital Education Programs are now presented with live captioning service. Please refer to your registration confirmation email for instructions on enabling live captions.

By participating in this program, you agree to the CHWB’s Gracious Space policy. Unless otherwise noted, all CHWB Digital Education programs hosted via Zoom are recorded and made available for on-demand viewing on WellbeingNetwork.org. If you prefer to be left out of the program’s recording, please leave your camera and microphone off for the duration of the program.

About the Program Presenter

Alison C. Issen has a Master of Science in Clinical Psychology from the University of Central Florida, and is a licensed mental health counselor, as well as a registered nurse. She is recently retired as the outpatient counselor at Orlando Health/UF Health Cancer Center. For several years, she coordinated the Sage-ing Center, a program which encourages and supports adults of all ages, but particularly those in the second half of life, to inventory, evaluate and intentionally plan a life of purpose, learning, fulfillment and community service. She brought this comprehensive program to the hospice several years ago and developed Hospice of the Comforter’s Quality of Life Education Program. Issen has taught Psychology at the college level and has worked in the field of health and wellness for more than 35 years, including more than 10 years as a hospice nurse and counselor. Her areas of specialty include Stress Management, Grief and Loss, End-of-Life, Aging and Relationship Issues, and Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy and Positive Psychology. Beyond her professional life, Issen is an “extreme gardener,” volunteers at a local animal shelter and performs with local singing and theatre groups.

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