Healthy Brain Summit 2015

Join Evergreen for our Healthy Brain Summit June 15 -18, 2015. This 4-day event is for everyone 50 and older. The first three days you will learn from area experts in the field of Brain Health while the fourth day will give everyone a chance to experience, hands-on, a vast sampling of fun, interactive, and informative activities from poetry to cartooning, juggling to dancing, and meditation to aromatherapy and yoga. The Healthy Brain Summit takes a holistic look at total brain health while engaging the mind, body, and spirit. 


Highlights of our Healthy Brain Summit include; 3 days of a Box Lunch Speaker Series featuring experts in the area of brain health, followed by a half-day Brain Fitness Fair on Thursday, June 18. All Box Lunch Speaker Series sessions begin at 12:15 and will take place in the Seminar Room at The Commons of Evergreen. Cost to attend is $5.00 each day. The Brain Fitness Fair on Thursday, June 18 will begin at 8:30 am to 1:30 pm. This half-day event will kick-off in the Auditorium with an opening discussion and brain healthy breakfast snack, with plenty of opportunity to engage in activities focusing on ways to boost your brain power. The fair will conclude with a brain healthy lunch and speaker presentation. The cost to attend is $7.00.

Registration for each day is required by June 10 and can be made at the Member/Guest Services desk by calling 616-355-5120 or in person at The Commons of Evergreen.
Monday, June 15 ▪ 12:15 pm ▪ Brain Booster Chair Workout presented by Karen Draeger, Director of Ftiness & Wellness and Amy VandePoel, Fitness Manager, The Commons of Evergreen.


Tuesday, June 16 ▪ 12:15 pm ▪ Wine & ESPN-Staying Smart/Aging Smart presented by James R. Dumerauf, MD, specializing in Geriatric Psychiatry


Wednesday, June 17 ▪ 12:15 pm ▪ Alzheimer’s or Dementia? What You Need to Know! Presented by Joy A. Spahn, MPA, Regional Director for the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Michigan Chapter in Grand Rapids.  

Wednesday, June 17 ▪ 6:00 pm ▪ Movie - Still Alice


Thursday, June 18 ▪ 8:30 am ▪ Brain Fitness Fair engage in activities that focus on ways to boost your brain power *See flyer for more details.

Thursday, June 18 ▪ 12:15 pm ▪ Reclaim Your Brain presented by Timothy G. Royer, Psy. D.