Find out the truth: Are there ways to slow effects of Alzheimer’s?

HARLINGEN — You’ve likely seen the tabloid headlines, found Internet sites that make promises and heard stories from family and friends about ways to prevent or reverse the effects of Alzheimer’s.

It seems as though everyone is looking for answers. But, what is true?

For centuries, it has been known that health of the brain and body are connected. Science is able to provide insights into lifestyle choices that may help keep your brain and body healthier as you age.

Now is the time to find out more. Attend a workshop on Feb. 13 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Harlingen Public Library called Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement.

Use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.