Outrunning the Risk of Dementia

Even if dementia runs in your family, smart lifestyle changes can help you improve your chances of staying ahead of it. Published: December, 2019 Havard Health There are many things you can change about your life, but unfortunately, your genes are not among them. For...
Word Practice for Cognition Test

Word Practice for Cognition Test

Are you nearing 75 or 80? And driving?  I did not do well in the Drs word list memory test!! (from a reader.) Cognitive skills are critical to driving because your brain is required to process so many different pieces of information at once – what you can see...
Have trouble focusing?

Have trouble focusing?

Are you learning something new? And finding it difficult to concentrate? You are not alone! This is a very common issue that drives over-loaded (and aging) brains crazy!   Quick tips to help you focus Keep food on your desk. Glucose helps your brain focus. Turn...
Can brain training work?

Can brain training work?

Yes, if it meets these 5 conditions Today we are confronted with a wide range of increasingly abstract and interconnected problems. Successfully dealing with this environment requires a highly fit brain, capable of adapting to new situations and challenges throughout...

Don’t Just Sit There!

When humans spent their time hunting and gathering, there were several events that could shorten our lives such as disease, parasites, and predators. However, obesity and inactivity were not that much of a concern. Simply surviving expended a lot of energy and...
Terrific triceps

Terrific triceps

Pushing up with your arms One of the key functional exercises you want to make sure you can still do comfortably, is the ability to push up with your arms. This will allow you to do everyday things: pushing yourself out of a low chair or out of the car shuffling...