Brain Fitness Class

Improve brain health and reduce the risk of dementia.

Overview:

Washington State University and Pullman Regional Hospital Center for Learning and Innovation have partnered to offer group brain health interventions for middle-aged and older adults. The group offers education, training, and problem-solving to improve engagement in preventative health behaviors that will improve cognitive function. Participants will be assigned one of two intervention conditions or a wait-list condition. 

 

Eligible individuals age 40 years and older must:

  • Be willing to participate in a seven-week group intervention
  • Be able to participate in cognitive testing
  • Speak English fluently

 

Exclusion criteria:

  • We will screen for eligibility

 

The goal of this study is to establish the efficacy of a brain health intervention to minimize cognitive decline and improve everyday functioning and quality of life for healthy older adults. Participants can receive up to $300 honorarium and a report about their cognitice performances.

 

Study Details:
  • This seven-week program will begin on February 9th, 2018 until March 23, 2018.
  • Classes will take place Friday evenings 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm and Saturday mornings 10:00 am - 12:00 noon.
  • Classes will be held in Pullman Regional Hospital Conference Rooms C/D
 
Contact:

For more information, please contact:

Cognitive Aging and Dementia Laboratory

(509) 335-4033

This project has been reviewed and  approved by the Washington State University Review Board for human subject participation.