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Interactive Workshop: Vitalize Your Brain!
The Orange County Vital Brain Aging Program at Hoag and the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity present a four-part series of fun, family-friendly workshops to promote brain health through imagination and creativity. Learn more.

Hoag Memory & Cognitive Disorders Program
 
Hoag Memory & Cognitive Disorders Program offers a variety of services to help keep your brain healthy as you age through education, risk factor management and memory assessment.
 
Cognitive disorders are conditions that cause individuals to have difficulty thinking clearly and precisely. They can impair perception, memory, communication, reasoning, judgment, or socially appropriate behavior. These cognitive impairments can also affect mood, functional activities and behavior. The initial symptoms of cognitive impairment may be perceived as a decline in mood, function or behavior.
 
It is not commonly known that the majority of individuals with cognitive impairment do not have Alzheimer’s disease or other degenerative brain diseases. In primary care settings, more than half of individuals with cognitive impairment do not have Alzheimer’s disease. The majority of those with cognitive impairment have a treatable cause​, provided it is detected early. This is why annual monitoring of cognition after age 45, early detection, correct diagnosis and treatment of cognitive impairment are so important.​
 
 
The Orange County Vital Brain Aging Program
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Take steps now to promote healthy brain aging for years to come. Adopting strategies to reduce your risk for multiple medical conditions will help you maintain your brain health as you age.
The Orange County Vital Brain Aging Program, formerly known as OCVAP, is a community program promoting long-term brain health through education, risk factor management, and early intervention against medical conditions that impair memory.
 
Beginning at age 45, the Orange County Vital Brain Aging Program recommends a three-step process to assess your brain health:

1. Take online self-assessments​: Memory self-assessment, depression self-assessment, and risk factor identification

2. Call 877-545-0635 for an in-person memory assessment ($45)

3. Repeat each year

Through this process, you will begin a path toward recognizing your risk factors and understanding how they can impact your memory.
 
 

Interactive Workshop: Vitalize Your Brain!
The Orange County Vital Brain Aging Program at Hoag and the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity present a four-part series of fun, family-friendly workshops to promote brain health through imagination and creativity.

Programs Offered:

October 7, 2014 - Mixed Media Portraits
: Use a mix of materials to create a self-portrait. Materials includes different textured paper, textiles and more!

October 14, 2014 - Step by Step drawing:
Learn to draw your favorite Looney Tunes characters, such as Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck! Your pencil can draw more than just a straight line!


October 21, 2014 - Animal Sculptures: Create your own animal sculptures with Model Magic. Don't know what Model Magic is? Come and find out!

October 28, 2014 - Pastel-icious: Use the "creative crayon" to create your own masterpieces! Learn to use pastels and other techniques. We'll use the Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and other Chuck Jones characters as inspiration, or you may bring your own.

Fee per class*: $20 per person/$30 per couple
Fee for four-week series*: $60 per person/$100 per couple
* All fees are paid to Chuck Jones Center for Creativity

Reservations are required. Register online or contact Sasha Advani at the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity at 949-660-7793 ext. 107 to pay via phone or with questions.

 


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