This lecture will cover how to distinguish age-related memory loss and dementia as well as risk factors, symptoms for dementia and important resources. This lecture is given by a medical professional with more than 15 years of experience working with dementia patients at Bay Area hospitals.
**Pay upfront and be reimbursed at the end of the walk**. Join us for a relaxing walk past the mineral springs and other historic structures, and along Penitencia Creek. Our hike leader for the day is a former San Jose City Park ranger who will teach us all about this historic park that is home to a diversity of wildlife. After the walk, we will visit the Youth Science Institute to learn and see the rehabilitated birds. We end with a social picnic lunch. This program is supported by the Knight Foundation.
On this full day trip, our first adventure is leisurely educational walk at an internationally known sustainable farm where we will learn about the latest research on optimizing food production and learn tips for your garden. We will break for a social lunch by the beach. Next, we will visit the site of an historic tannery and learn about Santa Cruz tanning history and tour working art studios.