CLEARWATER – Beginning Jan. 11, Morton Plant Mease Alzheimer’s and Memory Loss Clinic will offer a five-week memory training course Fridays, 10 a.m. to noon, at Morton Plant Hospital, PTAK Orthopaedic and Neuroscience Pavilion, Room 114, 430 Morton Plant St.
The course teaches practical techniques for enhancing memory ability. The course is designed to help participants with general strategies to improve memory, develop techniques to recall numbers, remember names and faces, and learn about factors that affect memory. Memory training, based on research conducted by Gary Small at UCLA Aging Center, provides an interactive educational program for people with age-related memory concerns.
The interactive training is for those wishing to take a proactive role in their memory health and not intended for people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia.
Registration cost is $50 for the five-week course. Class dates are Jan. 11, 18, and 25; and Feb. 1 and 8. To register, call 953-6877.