Make a resolution for 2019 to keep your brain fit and healthy! Current research indicates that challenging the brain is one of several things you can do to contribute to your own brain health as you age. Challenging activities is one way to train your brain and keep your wits fit!
The University of Illinois Extension offers two monthly Wits Fitness Brain Exercises Classes in Sterling. Join Extension Educator Karla Belzer as she leads participants through interactive activities designed to exercise the brain to maintain and enhance cognitive function and memory. The monthly classes are held on Tuesdays at both the Sterling Public Library and the Whiteside County Senior Center. Wits Fitness will be held at the Sterling Public Library from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and at the Whiteside County Senior Center from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Class dates for 2019 are: January 22, February 26, March 26, April 23, May 28, July 23, August 27, September 24, October 22, and November 26. There are no classes at the Whiteside County Senior Center in March.
Each monthly class is free and open to the public! Registration is not required, but appreciated. Participants are welcome to join the class at any time. For more information or to register, visit the University of Illinois Extension event calendar at go.illinois.edu/clw or call 815-632-3611.