Science Update | Yes, We Should Still Eat Like a Greek! New Analysis Confirms Recommendations What: As widely reported in the press this month, researchers from the one of most influential studies on the heart and overall health benefits of a Mediterranean patterned diet retracted their previously published findings from 2013. It turned out that [...]
Science Update | Even More Evidence That Lifestyle Really Matters To Long-Term Dementia Risk What: A recent study looked at the relationship of numerous lifestyle factors to later dementia risk. Researchers, using data from the Framingham Heart Study Offspring Cohort, considered the impact certain experiences or choices at middle age may have on dementia later in life. [...]
Here is a great activity to do quickly and boost awareness on what you can do to take better care of your brain and boost your confidence in doing so. Have your group write things they do for total brain health, such as: For total brain health, I walk with my friends every day. For [...]
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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