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Brain Health

Nothing is more important to health aging than brain health. Fortunately, there is plenty that we can do to keep our minds sharp. From brain foods to exercise, we can help you to give your brain the love it deserves.

5 Secrets for Building Up Your Brain’s Plasticity in Your 60s and Beyond
1 month ago

5 Secrets for Building Up Your Brain’s Plasticity in Your 60s and Beyond

Recent studies have found that you can create new neural pathways for the rest of your life!

We used to think our brain plasticity was stagnant and fixed, up until researchers like Dr. Norman Doige, a psychiatrist from the University of Toronto, helped to reveal that this isn’t the case. Read More

7 Simple Steps to Boost Your Memory After 60
3 months ago

7 Simple Steps to Boost Your Memory After 60

“It’s the nouns that go first,” a good friend quipped when she couldn’t remember a favorite author’s name. How true. Every year, it seems to take me longer to learn names and phone numbers, and lately, I need an extra hour to pull some words out of my memory – if they ever come. Read More

How Magnesium Can Help Support Brain Health After 60
4 months ago

How Magnesium Can Help Support Brain Health After 60

Do you eat a banana every day? Perhaps you have chosen to do so because this potassium-rich fruit is reported to strengthen your bones and prevent osteoporosis. Or perhaps you have heard that a banana will suppress your appetite or control your blood sugar. Read More

4 Ways to Be a Lifelong Learner in Your 60s
7 months ago

4 Ways to Be a Lifelong Learner in Your 60s

Do you think you may be too old to learn? You probably know the saying, “Can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” Read More

New Experiences or Old Habits: Which Is Better for Improving Your Memory After 60?
8 months ago

New Experiences or Old Habits: Which Is Better for Improving Your Memory After 60?

Have you heard that brushing your teeth with your opposite hand is good for your brain? Have you actually done it? And how did your brain feel? Did your memory improve? Read More

Need One More Reason to Be Positive? it May Fight Off Dementia!
8 months ago

Need One More Reason to Be Positive? it May Fight Off Dementia!

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Since starting Sixty and Me, almost 5 years ago, I have noticed something interesting; the positive thinkers among us are, on average, happier, more active, stronger, more social and more engaged with the world. Read More

The Power of Mental Stretching at 60 and Beyond
8 months ago

The Power of Mental Stretching at 60 and Beyond

Can we really stretch our mind during our 60s and beyond so that we can achieve even more out of life? The answer is: Yes. Absolutely! Read More

Healthy Brain Mystery: Is Canola Oil Bad for My Memory?
9 months ago

Healthy Brain Mystery: Is Canola Oil Bad for My Memory?

You might have seen the recent headlines about canola oil not being good for your memory and weight. Read More

4 Ways to Power Up Your Brain Health After 60
10 months ago

4 Ways to Power Up Your Brain Health After 60

It’s always made me wonder why things we’ve been doing our entire lives seem to take on a new meaning after a certain age. Read More

Over 50? Don’t Miss This Brain Health Check List from Dr. Leslie Kernisan
1 year ago

Over 50? Don’t Miss This Brain Health Check List from Dr. Leslie Kernisan

Our brain is a powerful tool that we should pay attention to, especially as we get older. Join us in conversation with Dr. Leslie Kernisan who shares her check list of important brain health practices we should all know about. Enjoy the show! Read More