Do you know the difference between normal aging and the early signs of Alzheimer’s disease? The March AgingWell features a presentation led by Juanita Wade, Community Educator with the Western North Carolina Alzheimer’s Association. You will learn which are the perfectly normal age-related changes in memory, thinking and reasoning abilities as well as the signs that may mean that something more serious could be occurring with your (or a loved one’s) memory.

Chef Opie Kirby, Owner and Chef at Finnigan’s Wake Restaurant and Pub, located at 620 Trade Street in downtown Winston-Salem will provide a cooking demo of an Irish classic and demonstrating how to create his famous Guinness Irish Stew. This dish is delicious, savory and very easy to make so you won’t even need the luck of the Irish to create the perfect meal!

Rounding out the feature segments for March’s AgingWell will be some fun, safe and effective exercises that you can do with just a simple kitchen towel! Chair exercises are led by Allison Heinrich, a Sports Medicine Clinical Exercise Physiologist and Health Coach at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Attendees will see how easy it is to stay limber and toned- all from the safety of your own home using just a kitchen towel!

Know the 10 Signs of Alzheimer’s

Do you know the difference between normal aging and the early signs of Alzheimer’s disease? The March AgingWell features a presentation led by Juanita Wade, Community Educator with the Western North Carolina Alzheimer’s Association.