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.

16 hours 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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3 weeks 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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3 weeks 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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2 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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3 months ago

How to Make Your Memories Stick

Even after the printing press’s invention and the mass production of books, for centuries, an average person could only afford a few books. Those they owned weren’t just read, they were digested completely, the entirety of their contents committed to memory…

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3 months 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…

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3 months ago

Does Learning a Musical Instrument Maintain Brain Health?

Learning to play a musical instrument is something that many of us have considered doing at some point. As well as being fun and providing a great sense of achievement, there are many health benefits of playing an instrument…

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4 months ago

Forget Brain Games! 14 Ways Reading and Writing Can Give Your Aging Brain a Boost!

Reading is a passion we can take into our old age and not worry about our performance! After all, it’s not a game we’re playing… we’re just keeping our brains functioning at optimum level. Let’s be clear…

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5 months ago

Keep Moving to Protect Your Memory and Cognitive Skills

The health benefits of being active, such as reducing stress, managing our weight, and reducing hypertension, cannot be overlooked. One benefit that is getting more attention is the role being physically active plays in helping protect both…

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5 months ago

Young Women Over 60: Stay Physical and Work on Preventing Dementia

Prevention is the only available ‘treatment’ for the mind-robbing diseases of cognitive decline and dementia. In fact, prevention of dementia is just as important as preventing other common chronic conditions…

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