By JoAnn Flowers
Cognitive decline is not inevitable as we age. This session will equip participants with a basic understanding of dementia and brain health and address common myths. JoAnn Flowers, AARP Driver Safety Instructor, Medicare/Medicaid Counselor and volunteer extraordinaire, will describe specific steps people can take at any age to optimize their chances of maintaining their cognitive health. JoAnn will also offer ideas and resources that individuals, families and community leaders can share to empower people who currently have dementia to continue living with joy, meaning and purpose.