Dr. Megan Witbracht will speak at the Sunshine Club’s meeting on Friday, Oct. 27, in Clubhouse 3, Room 2, at 10 a.m., Witbracht is the associate director of education at UC Irvine Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND). Witbracht received her Ph.D in nutritional biology at UC Davis and has been with UCI MIND for eight years. She manages activities for all studies conducted at UCI MIND and directs the organization’s outreach, recruitment, and education programs throughout, but not limited to, Orange County.
In this talk, Witbracht will discuss history and prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease, how to implement healthy lifestyle practices to protect the brain as people age, reduce risk for memory problems later in life and the importance of research participation. All residents are welcome to join the meeting. The Sunshine Club requires no membership fees, but donations are welcome. Refreshments will be served.
People are asked to arrive promptly, those who are late are asked to quietly use the back door so as not to disturb the presentation.
For more information, contact Anna Derby at 562-301-- 5339.