Learn about Alzheimer’s and Diet
Dr. Martha Clare Morris, ScD, a Rush University Medical Center nutritional epidemiologist, will present a free dementia education seminar, The MIND Diet to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., February 24, at Temple B’nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim, in Deerfield. A light dinner will be served. The event is open to all ages.
The presentation will summarize the foods and nutrients that’ve been shown to protect the brain against neurodegenerative diseases and compare the Mediterranean, the DASH and the MIND diets in relation to cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease.
The event is sponsored by Northbrook Inn Memory Care Community, opening this summer at 99 Pointe Drive, in Northbrook. Built by Koelsch Senior Communities, the facility will be dedicated to serving those with memory loss and their families. Up to 69 residents will be able to enjoy a warm and caring atmosphere as they journey through life with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Amenities will include 24-hour on-site licensed nurses; diabetic management program; three nutritious meals daily; activities and exercise programs; personal laundry services, housekeeping and linens; supervised bus outings; companion, neighbor suites, private rooms and grand suites; living rooms with fireplaces; sun rooms; private dining room for family gatherings; enclosed courtyards; walking paths; and an on-site beauty and barber shop.