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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.

How Losing My Bike Taught Me That Multitasking Doesn’t Pay
2 years ago

How Losing My Bike Taught Me That Multitasking Doesn’t Pay

Have you ever felt like you’ve lost your mind? Not just because you can’t find your car keys, or you’re in a room and can’t remember why you’re there. I’m talking about feeling like you’ve taken a giant step toward age-related dementia. Read More

This Neuroscientist Says Healthy Aging Is All About Embracing Your Inner Cavewoman
2 years ago

This Neuroscientist Says Healthy Aging Is All About Embracing Your Inner Cavewoman

When you think of healthy ageing, what comes to mind? Author and psychiatrist John Ratey explores the components of healthy ageing that we all must incorporate in our lives. Enjoy the show! Read More

Brain Health After 60: What All Seniors Can Do to Boost Their Brain Power
2 years ago

Brain Health After 60: What All Seniors Can Do to Boost Their Brain Power

Have you ever wondered how you can keep your brain healthy? Psychiatrist and author John Ratey shares amazing information about the power exercise has over the brain. Enjoy the show! Read More

How to Boost Your Memory with Simple Lifestyle Changes
2 years ago

How to Boost Your Memory with Simple Lifestyle Changes

I think I can speak for most of us boomers when I say that one of the more frustrating things about getting older is experiencing what we affectionately call “senior moments.” Read More

5 Practical Memory Tips for Older Adults
2 years ago

5 Practical Memory Tips for Older Adults

Where did I leave my keys? What did I come here to buy? What’s her name?

As we go through life, we need to remember many things. Though this may seem harder as we grow older, it isn’t necessarily so. Read More

Can an Old Dog Learn New Tricks? Mysteries of the Aging Brain
2 years ago

Can an Old Dog Learn New Tricks? Mysteries of the Aging Brain

One of the scariest anticipations of old age is what will happen to the mind. Will I develop Alzheimer’s or slip into dementia? Will I suffer brain damage from a stroke? Will I become a doddering old lady with nothing interesting to say? Read More

29 Powerful Ways to Stimulate Your Brain After 60
2 years ago

29 Powerful Ways to Stimulate Your Brain After 60

Want to think like a genius?

Take some of the 29 tips in the recent book by I. C. Robledo, The Secret Principles of Genius, who picked them up by studying the lives of great thinkers and doers, like Aristotle, DaVinci, Mozart, Tesla, Grace Hopper, Jackson Pollock, Prince (!), Einstein, Madame Curie, Buckminster Fuller, Steve Jobs et al. Read More

Happy Brain, Healthy Heart = Happy Heart, Healthy Brain
2 years 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

Want to Sharpen Your Brain After 60? Use a Sword!
2 years ago

Want to Sharpen Your Brain After 60? Use a Sword!

Most people in their 60s aren’t overly concerned about brain health. After all, most boomers are decades away from encountering any potential brain health issues.

At the same time, there is a growing body of evidence that says that the decisions that we make now, 60s, may have a profound impact on our health in our later years. Read More

Saved by the Spinach! Leafy Greens Are Good for Brain Health, Study Says
2 years ago

Saved by the Spinach! Leafy Greens Are Good for Brain Health, Study Says

If there was one food that I hated as a little girl, it was spinach.

I don’t know if I really disliked the taste or just the fact that my mom said it was healthy. Or, maybe, I subconsciously resented the fact that they needed an entire cartoon to sell spinach to kids. How could something that adults pushed so hard actually taste good? Read More