Why Believing in Your Brain Matters: 3 Ways to Boost Cognitive Confidence One of my favorite quotes comes from Henry Ford: “Whether you think you can, whether you think you can’t, you are right.” How true is that? And if you are looking to empower others (and yourself) for better cognitive wellness and healthy living, [...]
Brain News You Can Use - Our Top Picks That Caught Our Eye Recently:   CAST Makes It Easier to Use Tech to Improve Social Links | In it's ongoing effort to help long-term care providersensure older adults have access to quality care and a sustained quality of life as they age, the LeadingAge Center for Aging Services [...]
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Retired? Be Sure to Keep Your Mind Busy What: Researchers examined the impact of retirement on everyday intellectual performance, including attention, thinking speed and memory. Using a sample of over 2,800 subjects from the Health and Retirement Study data, they looked at reported work status, cognitive performance and engagement in leisure activities. Results suggest that [...]
Get Up & Move! Your Brain May Be Shrinking What: UCLA researchers looked at the relationship between volume in the brain’s medial temporal lobe (MTL), an area closely associated with memory, physical activity and sedentary behavior in older adults. 35 cognitively healthy subjects ranging in age from 45-75 years were assessed using functional MRI and a [...]
5 Ways In Which Your Brain Is Amazing Studies suggest that when we feel confident that our brains are healthy and our cognitive abilities are up to par, we’re better able to meet intellectual challenges, and more likely to engage in brain-boosting activities. Yet, it can be all too easy to take our brains for granted—at least [...]
Brain News You Can Use - Our Top Picks That Caught Our Eye Recently:   In Their Own Words: Living With Dementia | Mary Radnofsky, Tracey Lind, Brian Van Buren, and Brian LeBlanc spoke frankly at this year’s PEAK Leadership Summit about the challenges and blessings of living with dementia, and how providers of aging services can [...]
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Let’s Discuss Together: Is Brain Health Training a Moral Obligation? Discussion groups offer us the opportunity to explore, synthesize and share our ideas and opinions on a relevant topic.  From a cognitive perspective, they provide a valuable path to challenge our processing skills, extend our attention and focus, work out our executive reasoning, control and synthesis, [...]
Do We Have a Moral Obligation to Provide Brain Wellness Training? This past summer, the Lancet Commission on Dementia Prevention, Intervention and Care concluded their extensive review of the scientific findings to date around the dementia disorders with the following statement: “... Giving people information about how to prevent or treat dementia is an essential [...]
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