Free senior health classes available

Franciscan Health Senior Promise will provide free programs aimed to promote senior health and wellness in August.

All classes are at the Senior Promise complex, 8778 S. Madison Ave., Indianapolis, just north of Greenwood Park Mall.

They are free, but registration is required because of limited space. To register, call 317-528-8277.

Classes include the following:

Healthy Living for your Brain & Body: Tips from the Latest Research

1 to 2:30 p.m., Aug. 11

Learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

Buy Safe RX

2 to 3:30 p.m., Aug. 16

Find out the do’s and don’ts of buying safe prescriptions online.

Coping With Memory Loss

1 to 2:30 p.m., Aug. 24

Participants will learn more about techniques to better understand their loved one and find ways to encourage and care for them.

We Need to Talk

1 to 2:30 p.m., Aug. 30

The free program provides online information and in-person seminars to help families have those difficult conversations with family and loved ones about when to stop driving.