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PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Saturday, May 12, 2012

“Memory Matinee” with Dr. Ken Kosik

Exercise Your Brain!

Memory Matinee is a new weekly event presented by the Cottage Center for Brain Fitness to help increase awareness about preventing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.


The first Memory Matinee will be held on Wednesday, May 16th, from 4 - 6 pm, and will feature a screening of the CNN documentary “Filling in the Blank: Alzheimer’s Disease.”

The 90-minute documentary features the research work done in Colombia by Dr. Ken Kosik, medical director of Cottage Center for Brain Fitness and known worldwide as a leader in the field of Alzheimer’s disease and memory disorders. Following the screening, Dr. Kosik will lead a 30-minute discussion.

Everyone who has an interest in preventing dementia and Alzheimer’s is welcome to attend Memory Matinee. Free popcorn will be served!

Space is very limited. To reserve a seat, please call 805-899-7777.

When

Wednesday, May 16th

4 - 6 p.m.

Cost

Only $10 per person.

Location

Cottage Center for Brain Fitness

2409 De la Vina St., Santa Barbara (next to Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital)

About Cottage Center for Brain Fitness

Cottage Center for Brain Fitness offers clients and their families a broad range of services to maintain lifelong cognitive health. We are a visionary leader in developing a transformative medical model for reducing the risk of cognitive decline.

About Cottage Health System

The not-for-profit Cottage Health System is the parent organization of Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital (and its associated Cottage Children’s Hospital and Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital), Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital, and Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital. CHS is guided by a 20-member volunteer board of directors from the greater-Santa Barbara community.

Last year, the Cottage hospitals provided inpatient care for 21,000 people, treated 66,000 patients through their 24-hour emergency departments and helped deliver 2,600 newborns.

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