Close

Accessibility Menu

Call the STAR HOTLINE at 608-797-6718 for up the minute program cancellations due to the weather.
Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.
Event Series Event Series: Brain & Body Fitness

Brain & Body Fitness

May 28 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

What is Brain & Body Fitness?

Brain & Body Fitness is designed specifically for people living with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or early-stage dementias to maintain current functioning and increase socialization. Brain & Body occurs in a small group setting completing exercises that focus on brain and body health to improve physical fitness and mood. An early intervention for dementia diagnosis, this class is a non-threatening way to remain active in the community. Brain & Body Fitness has been shown to improve physical fitness and mood in people living with dementia. The exercise program is safe, effective and a fun, social program taught by trained facilitators.

Who can participate in Brain & Body Fitness?

Any adult with a diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or early-stage dementia. To participate in the Brain & Body Fitness group exercise program participants must be able to perform simple exercises, be able to follow verbal directions, and participate in conversation.

What to bring:

  • Water bottle
  • Sweat towel
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Shoes suitable for activity
  • Care partners are welcome to attend and participate with you, at no extra cost

The STAR Center provides all equipment necessary for each program.

COVID-19 disclaimer

The STAR Association follows CDC, State and County Health Department recommendations for COVID Mitigation. We recommend that all who are eligible to get a vaccine to do so. Masks, social distancing and proper hand washing will be required at all STAR programs.

Questions? [email protected] or 608-797-6295

In case of inclement weather, the STAR Association reserves the right to cancel a session. Participants will be notified via TeamSnap.

Details

Date:
May 28
Time:
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Series:
Event Categories:
,

Venue

Concordia Ballroom
1129 La Crosse St
La Crosse, WI 54601 United States
+ Google Map