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.

7 days ago

Boosting Brain Health Is Pro-Aging

As we age, changes continue happening throughout the body, and the brain is no exception. Most people experience a little bit of forgetfulness as they age, especially in their 60s and 70s. Changes within the brain may result in potential impacts…

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1 week ago

Begin a Lasting Commitment to Brain Health

I’ve been thinking about New Year’s resolutions and know from experience that it’s one thing to intend to do something and quite another to actually commit to a specific action or outcome.
Take brain health for example…

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3 weeks ago

What Is the SAGE Screening for Dementia, and Should You Do It at Home?

The SAGE Test is a self-administered exam designed to be taken at home to detect the early signs of cognitive impairment. It is a brief tool that can evaluate your thinking abilities. The questions are designed to evaluate each part of the brain…

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2 months ago

Can Hearing Aids Slow Down Dementia?

Simply put, the brain can benefit greatly by being proactive in taking care of your hearing loss. In fact, studies have shown that by treating your hearing loss, you can slow down the degenerative disease of dementia by up to 75%…

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3 months ago

Are You Taking Care of Your Brain Health?

Various polls of seniors rank the fear of receiving an Alzheimer’s diagnosis right under the fear of being diagnosed with cancer. For some, the fear of Alzheimer’s is equal to or greater than that of a cancer diagnosis…

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3 months 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. A healthy gut contributes to a strong immune system…

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4 months ago

“Why Did I Walk Into This Room?” and Other Things We Forget After 60

You know that awful moment when you’re standing in the middle of the living room, wondering, “Why am I here?” No, not the existential “Why am I here?” as in your reason for living, but the more ordinary “Why did I just walk into this room?”

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5 months ago

Everyday Things You Can Do to Keep Dementia at Bay

As rates of dementia, including Alzheimer’s rise, the sad news is that promising drug treatments have ultimately proven to be a false hope as clinical trials have repeatedly shown little impact of effectiveness. So how can we hold dementia…

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5 months ago

Use Exercise to Boost Your Brain Power

Have you ever watched how young children behave in an airport? Or at a zoo? They race around the place, their desperate parents trying valiantly to corral them, often a toddler stumble-walking behind, hoping to catch up with the fun…

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7 months ago

Keep Your Brain Buzzing with these Free Brain Games for Seniors

Getting plenty of physical exercise is one of the best things that we can do for our bodies and brains, but this is only a beginning. Our brains need to be stimulated as well, especially as we get a little older. Fortunately, keeping our brains…

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