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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.

Forget Brain Games! 14 Ways Reading and Writing Can Give Your Aging Brain a Boost!
6 days ago

Forget Brain Games! 14 Ways Reading and Writing Can Give Your Aging Brain a Boost!

Reading is a passion we can take into our old age and not worry about our performance! After all, it’s not a game we’re playing… we’re just keeping our brains functioning at optimum level. Let’s be clear…
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6 Things We Have Learned About the Aging Brain Since 2015
6 days ago

6 Things We Have Learned About the Aging Brain Since 2015

As women over 60, one thing we can agree on is that time doesn’t stand still. Fortunately for us, neither does research into the ways aging affects our brains. And it couldn’t come at a better time, given the looming Alzheimer’s epidemic…
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7 Things We Can Do To Protect and Enhance the Aging Brain
2 weeks ago

7 Things We Can Do To Protect and Enhance the Aging Brain

When you concentrate on what you’re thankful for instead of what bothers you, you’re decentering. If things aren’t going well, Dr. Medina advises, simply write down three things that make you grateful…
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3 Crazy Myths About the Aging Brain and a Few Legitimate Concerns
1 month ago

3 Crazy Myths About the Aging Brain and a Few Legitimate Concerns

When you think about using diet and exercise to stay fit and healthy after 60, how many of those thoughts go into a fitness plan for your brain? Read More

How Do You Protect Your Mind After 60? Try These 4 Techniques!
2 months ago

How Do You Protect Your Mind After 60? Try These 4 Techniques!

The idea that you can retain the power to stretch your mind after you hit 60 and still have the ability to mentally defend yourself against the negative influences that often pervade your consciousness powerfully increases your sense of self and well-being. Read More

Happy Brain, Healthy Heart = Happy Heart, Healthy Brain
3 months ago

Happy Brain, Healthy Heart = Happy Heart, Healthy Brain

“You have to meet Miss Fiona!” my friend gushed, knowing my passion for celebrating dynamic, thriving seniors. “She’s truly amazing!” Read More

Hey Grandparents – Babysitting Boosts Your Brain Power
3 months ago

Hey Grandparents – Babysitting Boosts Your Brain Power

When my wife and I babysat our two grandchildren this past weekend, we knew we would have fun. But we didn’t know we would be boosting our brain power as well. Read More

3 Reasons Why Lifelong Learning Is Critically Important for Your Health
3 months ago

3 Reasons Why Lifelong Learning Is Critically Important for Your Health

Think school is something reserved for your adolescent years?

Perhaps in the traditional sense… but studies show that education is particularly important for people in their 60s and beyond. Read More

Stomach for Brains! How Probiotics Can Help You with Your Memory
3 months ago

Stomach for Brains! How Probiotics Can Help You with Your Memory

Unless you have been living under a rock, you’ve heard about the many benefits of probiotics. They are good for just about everything – from your sinusitis to irritable bowel. But, did you know they could be beneficial for your memory? Read More

Yoga for Concentration and Memory
4 months ago

Yoga for Concentration and Memory

Do you sometimes start looking for something and then forget what it is you wanted to find? Do you find yourself beginning a task only to find your brain meandering off away from the chore at hand? Gentle yoga can help you re-train your brain to focus and concentrate.

Here are a few tips when it comes to yoga for concentration and memory. Read More