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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.

4 Easy New Year’s Resolutions To Achieve Lifelong Brain Health
3 weeks ago

4 Easy New Year’s Resolutions To Achieve Lifelong Brain Health

Covid-19 might have ruined 2020 but that doesn’t mean that 2021 has to be a bad year. A new year gives you an incentive to start new healthy habits that can lead to a better and happier aging. But what activities should boomers be…
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Abstract Thinking and Dementia: 4 Exercises to Keep Your Brain Fit as You Age
3 weeks 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. The symptom most people associate with dementia…
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4 Ways Music Feeds Our Spirit in Tough Times
3 weeks ago

4 Ways Music Feeds Our Spirit in Tough Times

I’ve played piano to entertain myself since I was a kid. Until my 60s, I didn’t realize how good it is for my mind. When I found out reading and playing music staves off memory deterioration, I was all in. Alzheimer’s Disease lurks in my family tree…
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3 Signs Your Memory Might Be Failing You
1 month ago

3 Signs Your Memory Might Be Failing You

Do you ever find yourself in a fluster searching frantically for your phone, your wallet, or a set of keys that appears to have magically disappeared into thin air? If you do, you are certainly not alone. Every day, men and women of all…
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3 Smart Reasons Why Lifelong Learning Supports Living a Long and Satisfying Life
3 months ago

3 Smart Reasons Why Lifelong Learning Supports Living a Long and Satisfying Life

What are you doing to increase your chances of living a long, fulfilling life? There are multiple lifestyle commitments that promote longevity. These include eating vitamin-rich meals, nurturing loving relationships, making…
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5 Useful Tips for Navigating Dementia After 60 – The Advice of a Caring Daughter
3 months ago

5 Useful Tips for Navigating Dementia After 60 – The Advice of a Caring Daughter

In the past months, I have been navigating the rough and turbulent waters of dementia, trying to cope with the changes I observe in my mother’s behavior. I was oblivious at first – or perhaps I overlooked the signs. I hoped the dementia…
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“Why Did I Walk Into This Room?” and Other Things We Forget After 60
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?” Read More

5 Strategies to Authentically Engage with Facebook Followers and Simultaneously Boost Brain Power
4 months ago

5 Strategies to Authentically Engage with Facebook Followers and Simultaneously Boost Brain Power

Do you have a Facebook page? Facebook is a great way to stay connected with family and friends. And during these unpredictable times, Facebook offers an outlet for networking within special groups. But there could be…
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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

Keep Your Brain Buzzing with these Free Brain Games for Seniors
6 months ago

Keep Your Brain Buzzing with these Free Brain Games for Seniors

Today, I want to talk about the importance of brain games for seniors. But, first, a little context. The last time I had to fill in a medical form, it asked me “How many hours a week do you exercise?” I had to laugh. Hours? Surely you jest!

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