Tag: memory skills

9. Strategies to Help Boost Memory

Although Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia are not yet entirely preventable, you can take steps to preserve your memory as you age. And the earlier you take those steps, the better. Try some of the suggestions in this chapter to organize information, cement it in your mind, and recall

Adopt an Exercise Regimen That Boosts Your Brainpower

There’s a mountain of scientific evidence that exercise is a boon for the brain, and that a lack of it—especially in older age—is associated with more rapid brain aging, cognitive decline, mood problems, and greater vulnerability to brain disease, among other effects. Now scientists are learning that different forms of

Music to Your Mind

Research has shown that learning to play a musical instrument, no matter your age or ability, can be one of the best (and perhaps most enjoyable) ways to sharpen declining cognitive skills.
“Playing music not only improves memory abilities, but can provide a mood boost as well. As you hear

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