• Monterey Bay Village and VNA & Hospice Present, "The Brain Improvement Prescription: Stimulate Cognitive and Social Connection through Improv Comedy."

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    Name: Monterey Bay Village and VNA & Hospice Present, "The Brain Improvement Prescription: Stimulate Cognitive and Social Connection through Improv Comedy."
    Date: October 18, 2017
    Time: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM PDT
    Event Description:
    Ms. Carol Roberts, MA in Gerontology, will explain the roots and history of comedy improvisation and explore how it is used today in work with people with memory loss, anxiety, depression, and social isolation. She will touch on the research testifying to its benefits and efficacy. A former member of San Francisco’s Femprov Comedy Troupe and a former standup comedian performing with the likes of Robin Williams, Paula Poundstone and Ellen Degeneres. Ms. Roberts now teaches comedy improve at The Carmel Foundation. The lecture will be followed by a comedy improv demonstration by members of the class and guests.
     
    Location:
    The Carmel Foundation- Diment Hall, SE Corner 8th & Lincoln, Carmel
    Date/Time Information:
    Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 2:30pm-4:00pm
    Contact Information:
    For more information, please contact Kristine Ware, Director of Monterey Bay Village at 620.8717.
    Fees/Admission:
    This presentation is free and open to the public.
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