You can reduce your risk for dementia by as much as 50% by improving your
life choices. St. John’s Cognitive Health is offering a new intensive
program to teach you specific techniques to do so. Highlights include
brain training with the evidence-based Brain HQ program, cooking lessons
with Dr. Annie Fenn, and exercise classes.
Dr. Martha Stearn, the internal medicine specialist who founded
St. John’s Cognitive Health and developed the program, “We have seen improvement in scores through
the customized computer-based brain training software. Education and commitment
are key, and Brain Works can set you on the right path with the proper
St. John’s Cognitive Health has offered several Brain Works programs
in the past, with 100% of the participants enthusiastically endorsing
the program. While past programs have taken place over the course of seven
weeks, the new program is offered in one week to better fit people’s
The intensive program will be held October 16–22. Classes meet Monday
through Friday, 8-10 am and 5:30-7 pm, Saturday 9 am–noon, and Sunday
10 am–noon. The program features the following topics: movement,
balance, and mindfulness classes; the value of good nutrition (with an
emphasis on the Mediterranean diet); cooking classes with Dr. Annie Fenn
culminating in a meal; a computer-based brain training program to strengthen
cognitive weaknesses and enhance strengths; stress reduction techniques
(including yoga); the importance of sleep; and other relevant subjects.
The fee for the program is $300 per person. When two people enroll together,
each will receive a $50 discount.
To enroll in the program, call Cognitive Health at 307 739 7434.
Media contacts: Karen Connelly, 307 739 7380,
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St. John's Medical Center in Jackson, Wyoming, offers patient-centered
clinical excellence and community wellness services through a full-service
hospital, primary care, and specialty physician practices, and a long-term
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objectives of St. John’s Medical Center, including patient-centered
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