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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.

7 Routine Exercises to Keep Dementia at Bay
2 weeks ago

7 Routine Exercises to Keep Dementia at Bay

Dementia affects over 50 million people worldwide, according to research from the World Health Organization. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, contributing to nearly 70% of cases…
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5 Easy Ways to Keep Your Brain Active and Young After 60
1 month ago

5 Easy Ways to Keep Your Brain Active and Young After 60

Did you exercise your brain today? Most of us don’t even know what that means. We seem to overlook the importance of the brain and solely focus on the body when we think about being healthy…
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9 Brain Builders and 3 Brain Drainers Boomer Women Need to Consider in Their Diet
1 month ago

9 Brain Builders and 3 Brain Drainers Boomer Women Need to Consider in Their Diet

As I slide into my 70s, I find myself forgetting names with more regularity every day. It’s getting so common that I often stay out of conversations because I can’t remember the name of the politician…
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The Exercise-Memory Connection We Can’t Ignore as 60 Comes and Goes
1 month ago

The Exercise-Memory Connection We Can’t Ignore as 60 Comes and Goes

The other day, I was having a particularly enthusiastic conversation with a dear friend in his 70s over his latest short story. An avid writer, he delighted in sharing with me how his main character was developing…
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Losing Your Memory in the Details – It Can Get You in a Knot!
2 months ago

Losing Your Memory in the Details – It Can Get You in a Knot!

It is a well-known fact that we begin to lose our memories as we age. I’m not talking about serious conditions like dementia, but just day-to-day problems of bringing something to mind. Much of it isn’t too important…
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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

How to Boost Your Memory with Simple Lifestyle Changes
4 months 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

How Sharing Stories Boost Your Brain, Especially After 60
5 months ago

How Sharing Stories Boost Your Brain, Especially After 60

By  •  Mindset

When we hear stories, our brains sync and minds meld. We tend to think, “What’s in it for me?” so here’s some information you may find helpful. When you read or listen to facts, or watch a PowerPoint presentation…
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Want to Keep Your Brain Healthy After 60? This Psychiatrist Has Some Tips
5 months ago

Want to Keep Your Brain Healthy After 60? This Psychiatrist Has Some Tips

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 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