TYLER (KYTX)-On Thursday, 1000 butterflies will be released in the rose garden to honor people with Alzheimer's.
Today--the Alzheimer's Alliance of Smith County held the Butterfly Hope luncheon.
Doctor Paul Nussbaum spoke to attendees about activities to save your brain.
Nussbaum recommended things like yoga, meditation, a healthy diet and socialization to help your brain stay healthy.
"We are going to be intentional as an organization about building a brain health community as he suggests we should. We invite everyone in our community to partner with us to make that happen here," Alzheimer's Alliance of Smith County Executive Director Jana Humphrey said.
The butterfly release is Thursday at 1 P.M. at the Tyler Rose Garden.
CBS19's general manager, John Gaston, was honored today by the Alzheimer's Alliance for his contribution to the organization.