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.

5 months ago

Lions, Cortisol and Chronic Stress: Living with your Anxious Brain

You probably already knew this, but chronic stress is bad for your health. It’s no thanks to the pandemic that many of us have given our trusty stress-management practices a backseat, replaced by even more of the cortisol-filled thoughts than before it started…

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6 months ago

How Intentional Socialising Can Improve Your Memory

If you’re the type of person whose calendar is filled with activities from walking groups to webinars and the thought of spending a night in front of the TV sends you into a complete tailspin, then keep on doing what you’re doing, because it seems…

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7 months ago

The Power of Mental Stretching at 60 and Beyond

Can we really stretch our mind during our 60s and beyond so that we can achieve even more out of life? The answer is: Yes. Absolutely! Mind stretching is the process of teaching the brain a new way of thinking, and in doing so…

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7 months ago

5 Ways to Practice Self-Love on Valentine’s Day According to Neuroscience

Valentine’s Day is here. We’re all used to showering our appreciation on the ones we love on that day. But what if we shifted our focus to loving ourselves instead? The past year has been tough, but taking time for ourselves can lead to…

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8 months ago

4 Ways to Combat the Winter Gloom According to Brain Science

For many of us, winter can feel like a season that just drags on and on and on. Shorter days, colder temperatures, and more precipitation are perfect for putting us in a constant state of misery. Mix that in with the post-holiday blues…

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8 months ago

Begin a Lasting Commitment to Brain Health

I think we’re all reeling a bit from 2020 and grateful to turn the page on a new year. 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…

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9 months 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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9 months 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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9 months 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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9 months 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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