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Millburn Nonprofit Promotes Healthy Brains

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Opportunity members and event participants practice simple chair exercises during a physical therapy demonstration provided by Push to Walk.  Credits: Tamisha Hallman
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Opportunity Project Director Carol Albanese, Dr. Barbara Couvadelli and Opportunity Project members, Tim and Yasin. Credits: Tamisha Hallman
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Allison Thibault, Founder and Owner of VivaTotalHealth, blended up Avocado Green Smoothies to share with guests to promote healthy eating and a balanced mind. Credits: Tamisha Hallman
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MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn-based Opportunity Project held its annual Healthy Brain Healthy Me Wellness Day on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 to promote brain injury prevention and to support recovery, as part of their month-long observation of Brain Injury Awareness Month.

The event, sponsored by Barnabas Health, featured workshops to educate the community on the importance of healthy lifestyle habits like exercise and nutrition to help improve cognition and decrease susceptibility to diseases that affect the brain.

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