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Active Brain Boosters

from McMillen Health

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Seniors learn how to keep their brains active and how various behaviors can boost brain performance by participating during the program. Seniors leave with an understanding of the importance of staying mentally and physically fit through regular exercise and good nutrition.

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $150.00
By Request Premium: $135.00

FREE!


Schedule 5 of the same program on the same day and one will be free! For the UK, the fee is 98 British Pounds. Please include a purchase order number when you submit a reservation. Bridging fees will be paid by the customer. An invoice will be sent after successful delivery of each program. A 1.5% late charge will be added 30 days after the invoice date. Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours prior to your confirmed videoconference date to avoid billing. Payment is due in full upon receipt of the invoice. Checks should be made to McMillen Health in US Dollars. Non-payment will result in the denial of further registration from your organization.

Length

45 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Parent, Adult Learners Senior Adult learners

Minimum participants:

1

Maximum participants:

There is no maximum, but for optimum interactivity, we suggest no more than 35 students.


Primary Disciplines

Community Interests, Health/Physical Education, Family & Consumer Science, Character Education Adult Education


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Skype, iChat, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)
Zoom



Booking Information

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Receive this program and 9 more for one low price when you purchase the CILC Virtual Expeditions package. Learn more

For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

A full fee will be charged to sites that cancel with less than 24 hours of notice. We will not charge for programs cancelled due to natural causes or if there are technical problems that do not allow a connection.

About This Provider

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McMillen Health

Fort Wayne, IN
United States

McMillen Health provides health education to over 60,000 youth and adults a year. Our professional health educators are experts in the health education field and are prepared to answer any questions your students can think of! Create excitement and encourage youth to make healthy lifestyle choices when you participate in one of our programs. When you partner with McMillen Health, we provide up-to-date, engaging and fun-filled programs that were developed to align with the National Health Education Standards and the Indiana Health and Wellness Standards. Our programs add to, and reinforce, your lesson plans. Schedule 4 programs in one day and receive the 5th free!

Contact:
Twila Smith
schedule@mcmillenhealth.org
8882407268

Program Details

Format

1. Start with showing brain rubber model and plastinated human brain
2. Have participants identify parts of brain along with educator and hear a description of how the nervous system works.
3. Participate in a word - memory experiment
4. Adults will hear about what they can do to maintain their brain function through daily lifestyle choices.
5. Adults will be encouraged to stretch their brains as well as their bodies through some ‘in the seat’ activities.
6. Answering questions to discover how their brains function best is a fun activity helping adults learn how their brain learns.
7.Adults will be encouraged to try new skills and apply what they learned in their everyday lives.

Objectives

1. State two benefits of doing brain exercises.
2. Identify the major organ of the nervous system as the brain.
3. List two reasons why staying physically healthy is also good for the brain.
4. Explain at least three basic keys to staying healthy.
5. State at least two dominant functional characteristics of each half of the brain.
6. Demonstrate at least two ways to enhance the ability to learn.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Active Brain Boosters aligns with the adult goals from Healthy People 2020. The goals are as follows:
1. Adults who eat a healthful diet and stay physically active can decrease their risk of a number of adult-onset health conditions and diseases, including heart disease and diabetes.
2. Regular physical activity can lower an adult’s risk of depression.
3. Adults who maintain a healthy weight are less likely to die prematurely.

State Standards

Active Brain Boosters aligns with the adult goals from Healthy People 2020. The goals are as follows:
1. Adults who eat a healthful diet and stay physically active can decrease their risk of a number of adult-onset health conditions and diseases, including heart disease and diabetes.
2. Regular physical activity can lower an adult’s risk of depression.
3. Adults who maintain a healthy weight are less likely to die prematurely.