AARP Aging Well: How to Boost Your Memory

Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021
From 2:00pm to 3:30pm Pacific Time

Online event

Contact: AARP OR

Gerontologist Jeanette Leardi will teach you more about how your memory works during this engaging AARP Aging Well session. 

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Join AARP Oregon and gerontologist Jeanette Leardi for the first of the AARP Aging Well 2021 virtual session on April 28, 5:00 PM ET | 2:00 PM PT. - AARP membership not required.   

Do you feel that you are forgetting more things on a regular basis? And are you worried that this might be a symptom of Alzheimer’s disease or some other form of dementia? In this engaging presentation based on the latest neuroscientific research, you’ll learn fascinating truths about how your memory works and about the different kinds of memory processed by the human brain. You’ll also learn various strategies for maintaining –– and boosting –– your brain’s capacity to remember.






Jeanette Leardi, M.A. is a writer, editor, and community educator who has a passion for older adult empowerment. Her publishing experiences include staff positions at Newsweek, Life, People, Conde Nast Traveler, and Sesame Street magazines and The Charlotte Observer. She has a Master’s Degree with Honors in English from Rutgers University and a Graduate Certificate in Gerontology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She gives popular presentations and classes in journaling, spiritual writing, memoir writing, personal mythmaking, brain fitness, health literacy, intergenerational communication, and caregiver support to people of all ages. Learn more about her and her Ageful Living blog at





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