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Session 3 - Be Socially Active


In this session you’ll learn about the importance of being socially active for a healthier brain.

Staying connected socially helps you stay connected mentally. Research shows that regularly interacting with others may help lessen your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

Staying active and involved with life also helps to reduce stress, boost mood and keep relationships strong.

Learning Objectives

When you have completed this session, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the importance of staying connected socially to reduce risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and maintaining quality of life when you have Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Identify strategies to stay connected socially throughout the lifespan.

Session 3 includes the following parts:

Part 1:  Key Messages about Being Socially Active

Part 2:  Tips for Staying Socially Active

Part 3:  My Social Connections

Part 4:  My Personal Action Plan

Session Summary

Work through the various parts of the session at your leisure.  Move from one part to another at your own pace and in the order that makes sense to you, based on your own needs and interests.

Take time to visit the Discussion Forums, where you can post, in a common area, messages to all other community members.   It’s a place for you to interact with others and to discuss the topics and ideas introduced throughout this session. 

At any time, you may scroll to the Search bar at the top of the page and type a specific question or topic.


  • Introduction

    You are here
  • Part 1 - Key Messages About Being Socially Active

    Part 1
  • Part 2 - Tips for Staying Socially Active

    Part 2
  • Part 3 - My Social Connections

    Part 3
  • Part 4 - My Personal Action Plan

    Part 4
  • Summary


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