Tag: brain age

Balance Exercises for Seniors

Balance Exercises for Seniors

There’s no way around it: As time passes, we tend to lose muscle mass, our organs tend to function less efficiently, and our risk of disease increases. The good news is that there is a lifestyle change we can make to mitigate these risks, and it involves exercise—particularly balance exercises

Mind, Mood & Memory: 2017 Index

Index key: Subject (Month, page number).
AGING
Self-Efficacy: The Secret to a Rewarding Older Age (Jan., p3)

Powerful Rx for Aging and Mental Decline: Exercise! (April, p1)

Aging Diseases that Affect the Brain (April, p6)

Old Age May Bring a Happiness Bonus (May, p3)
ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE (AD/DEMENTIA)
Most Older Adults Would Be Amenable to an Alzheimer’s Test

Don’t Let Your Brain Age Too Fast

You’ve probably heard how a smoker’s lungs are 20 years older than they should be. Chest x-rays and lung function tests tell the sad story. But what about brain age? While avoiding cigarettes may slow down the aging of your lungs, is there anything you can do to slow down

Memory Maximizers: Protecting Your Hearing; Mental Acuity

Study: Protect Your Hearing To Preserve Your Mind
Hearing loss impairs the absorption of information—the first step in the process of learning and remembering—and, thus, can have serious cognitive consequences. That’s why getting regular hearing examinations and taking steps to reverse hearing loss with hearing aids is especially important in older

How Your Iron Levels Impact Your Brain

For the good of your brain, it’s important to ensure that your iron levels are within healthy limits. Studies have linked iron deficiency with problems such as slowed thinking, difficulty concentrating, depression, and anemia associated with increased risk for dementia. On the other hand, iron overload also appears to be

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