Baptist Health’s Parkway Village to host ‘Successful Aging and Your Brain: How to Stay Sharp’

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Feb. 25, 2019) – Dr. Priscilla MacRae, professor emeritus of sports medicine at Pepperdine University and co-author of Physical Dimensions of Aging, will address research on how seniors can stay sharp this week at Parkway Village, a Baptist Health community.

The “Successful Aging and Your Brain: How to Stay Sharp” event at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, and repeated at 1 p.m. Friday, March 1, is free but space is limited. To learn more about the lecture, call (501) 202-1600 or visit

Dr. MacRae’s research focuses on the effects of physical activity on cognitive function in older adults as well as lifestyle strategies to promote independence, decrease disability and reduce health care costs in the aging population.

Parkway Village, the only continuing care retirement community in central Arkansas, was created to meet the social, physical and emotional needs of adults 55 and older. The community is located on 87 acres at 14300 Chenal Parkway in west Little Rock.

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