Members & guests: free! RSVP below.
Location: Belmont Village of Lincoln Park, 700 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614
Please join us for our Mindful Nutrition program, where we will discuss how nutrition relates to brain health, practice the concept of mindful eating, and learn how to incorporate healthy behaviors into our daily routines. We will delve into science, relaxation and tips for eating well. Plus, there will be plenty of time to ask questions, share strategies and get acquainted with like-minded individuals.
About the Presenters:
Brooke Nanni, MPH, is the Brain Health and Memory Loss Program Manager for the Village. Brooke is a social service and public health professional who obtained undergraduate degrees in psychology and speech pathology, earning a graduate degree in public health in 2016. She started her career in the intellectual disabilities field, and began working with older adults within a senior living community, and from there went into care management, program management and research.
Jill Stein is a certified level 2 sound healer, and AFAA certified group exercise instructor and personal trainer with over 20 years’ experience working with older adults. She ran the Fitness and Wellness Class Program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for 15 years and has been teaching classes and workshops for The Village for more than 3 years. She provides individualized support in her meditations and classes.
Jen Muczynski, RD, is a Registered Dietitian who specializes in helping clients take control of their health by losing unwanted fat, balancing their blood sugar and learning the skills and habits necessary to optimize their health. Jen has been in the health and wellness field for over 22 years. Most of her career prior to becoming a mom of 3 girls was spent in hospitals and long term care facilities where she was responsible for providing nutritionally adequate meals and education based on patient’s medical diagnoses, allergies and preferences. Everything changed 5 years ago when she decided to leave the traditional medical model and focus her efforts on health creation and behavior change.