Laughter program

WHAT: Alzheimer's Services hosts a Lunch-N-Learn program on Laughter Yoga

WHEN: Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16

WHERE: East Baton Rouge Parish Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd., Baton Rouge

REGISTRATION: Free, but registration is required. Call (225) 334-7494 or email

DETAILS: Speakers Marcia Kirk and Dana Territo will talk about Laughter Yoga, the practice of prolonged voluntary laughter, which is thought to have the same physiological and psychological benefits as spontaneous laughter. Studies have indicated that Laughter Yoga could potentially have some medical benefits for cardiovascular health and mood.