Are your Hearing Aids Ready for Summer?

Are your Hearing Aids Ready for Summer?

Hearing well helps keep us active, independent, involved and healthy. If you have a hearing loss it’s important to wear your hearing aids every day for best benefit and to help your brain get used to the sound and acclimatize. Summer Maintenance Tips: Hearing aids...
Bilateral Asymmetrical Movement Patterns

Bilateral Asymmetrical Movement Patterns

Wow, what does that mouthful mean? You will be aware that the right side of your brain controls the left side of your body and vice versa. When you make a movement that is not symmetrical i.e. one movement on one side and something completely different on the other,...
What Changes in the Brain with Ageing?

What Changes in the Brain with Ageing?

Hormonal changes happen to everyone as the body gets older. And the brain subtly changes over time with them. Scientists are piecing together sections of the giant puzzle and so far, they believe these general changes occur: Brain Mass: Shrinkage in the frontal lobes...
Your Memory Questions Answered. Part 2

Your Memory Questions Answered. Part 2

Brainfit Coaches and speakers are asked a lot of questions! Dr Allison Lamont continues her series where she answers common queries. (And you can ask your own questions below, too.) 3. Why can’t I remember young people but have no trouble with people my age? I am an...
‘Glutes’ and the Disappearing Derriere!

‘Glutes’ and the Disappearing Derriere!

No it is not your imagination! Do you feel your rear end has been shrinking and sliding around to the front of your torso in recent years? It’s all about ‘Glutes’! The muscles you sit on are called glutes. There are three of them; gluteus , medius,...
Your Memory Questions Answered.

Your Memory Questions Answered.

Brainfit Coaches and Memory Foundation speakers are asked a lot of questions! Over the next few months, Dr Allison Lamont will give you the answers. (And you can ask your own questions below, too.) Why can’t I remember phone numbers here? When I am in France (where...