Get Social for Your Brain.

Get Social for Your Brain.

Do you live alone? Maybe adjusting to life without a loved one? Is it worth making the effort to get out and about? Wondering how to make a start? You might feel alone, but you are NOT. There are hundreds of people just like you. Waiting for you to make a move. And ...
Jazz Brains Are Different!

Jazz Brains Are Different!

  Jazz is in a class of its own. But you might not know That the brains of jazz players work DIFFERENTLY! Charles Limb, John Hopkins School of Medicine professor, loves jazz. He has a listening zone set up in his rooms. One day, listening to John Coltrane, he wondered...
12 Tips for Better Sleep.

12 Tips for Better Sleep.

Say ‘Goodbye’ to groggy and crabby days. Improve your night-time sleep. Avoid daytime sleepiness. 1. Get adequate night-time sleep. That sounds obvious, right? But do YOU grab an hour or two of sleep time in the morning or at night to do other things? Be...
Keep That Boomer Brain Growing.

Keep That Boomer Brain Growing.

It seems a long time since I was in grade school. I can still remember having a science class where the teacher handed round a model of a human brain. It looked kind of creepy and I wasn’t keen to touch it! But I can still hear him talking about how we, at about...
Cross-Train your Brain

Cross-Train your Brain

Include these cross-over exercises in your daily routine. Your brain will love them! 1) Cross Body Contact – Work up to doing 20 a day 1. Stand with feet hip-distance apart. 2. Think of your body as a big ‘X’ – bring your hands up and out if...
Why poor balance affects memory

Why poor balance affects memory

Do you sometimes feel dizzy and find it difficult to balance? Find out why.  Balance relies on the interaction between many different organs and systems in the body. Your brain centrally processes all the ‘balance’ information coming from the senses and...