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 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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7 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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8 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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8 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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9 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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9 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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10 months ago

10 Foods that May Help Fight or Prevent Dementia

Dementia is a disorder causing impaired reasoning and memory that interferes with daily functioning. Dementia is not a specific disease. There are many diseases that may cause dementia, such as: Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease…

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10 months ago

13 Easy Ways to Wake Up Your Brain

The kids and the grandkids are in school, learning new things every day. But what should the rest of us do to keep our brains active and alert? We’ve all heard that we can reduce our chances of suffering from dementia in our golden…

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10 months ago

Healthy Eating Habits for a Healthy Mind

The subject of mental health, including stress, anxiety and depression, has entered our homes in record numbers over the past couple of years. The ups and downs of life exacerbated by a pandemic, a war, ever increasing inflation and a whole list…

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11 months ago

How the 5 Senses Can Help Loved Ones Living with Dementia

Our memories mean so much to us. They provide us with a sense of self and stand as a reminder of the journey we have taken in this life. And the memories we share with the people closest to us become an intricate piece of our identity…

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