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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.

Abstract Thinking and Dementia: 4 Exercises to Keep Your Brain Fit as You Age
5 days ago

Abstract Thinking and Dementia: 4 Exercises to Keep Your Brain Fit as You Age

If dementia was a bowl of homemade vegetable soup, each ingredient would represent a different symptom of the disease. Naturally, no two bowls of soup are the same. Read More

Do You Have a Grumpy Old Brain? Check Out These 10 Stimulating Brain Challenges
1 week ago

Do You Have a Grumpy Old Brain? Check Out These 10 Stimulating Brain Challenges

Your brain functions by building pathways to increase the efficiency of organising your daily activities. If you were a working woman, you already have built-in pathways to meet your work obligations and will be very strong in those areas. Read More

How Your Gut May Impact Your Alzheimer’s Risk
3 weeks ago

How Your Gut May Impact Your Alzheimer’s Risk

Did you know your gut bacteria affects your body’s metabolism? Research is showing that the bacteria in a healthy person’s gut is different to that in, for example, someone who is obese. Read More

When Should You See Your Doctor for Memory Loss?
3 weeks ago

When Should You See Your Doctor for Memory Loss?

My husband has memory loss. It is more advanced lately, so we finally went to see a neurologist. Read More

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

5 Secrets for Building Up Your Brain’s Plasticity in Your 60s and Beyond
3 months 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
5 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
6 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
9 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?
10 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