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The Ten Habits of Highly Effective Brains By: Alvaro Fernandez

By | Aug 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Article By: Alvaro Fernandez Let’s review some good lifestyle options we can follow to maintain, and improve, our vibrant brains. Learn what is the “It” in “Use It or Lose It”. A basic understanding will serve you well to appre­ci­ate your brain’s beauty as a liv­ing and constantly-developing dense for­est with bil­lions of neu­rons and synapses. […]

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The Neural Retraining System

By | Jun 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

The information provided is for general informational purposes only and is not intended to be medical advice or a substitute for professional health care. You should consult an appropriate health care professional for your specific needs and to determine whether making a lifestyle change or decision based on this information is appropriate for you.

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Neuroplasticity allows the brain to be strengthened at any age.

By | May 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

The information provided is for general informational purposes only and is not intended to be medical advice or a substitute for professional health care. You should consult an appropriate health care professional for your specific needs and to determine whether making a lifestyle change or decision based on this information is appropriate for you.

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A Few Facts: The Impact of Socialization on Senior Wellness

By | Jan 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

A FEW FACTS:  SOCIALIZATION and SENIOR WELLNESS “Strong social ties can preserve our brain health as we age.” (The American Journal of Public Health, Harvard School of Public Health study). “Social isolation may be an important risk factor for cognitive decline in the elderly.” (Tara Parker-Pope, Socializing Appears to Delay Memory Problems, The New York Times, […]

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Research Supports Engaging in Specific Activities May Lead to Decrease in Cognitive Decline

By | Dec 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Can brain exercises keep your brain healthier as you age and prevent memory loss? Can they even prevent or delay dementia such as Alzheimer’s?                  We need more studies to know for sure. But a number of studies show the benefits of staying mentally active. Mental engagement is consistently linked with a decreased risk of a […]

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Mind Diet – Part 2

By | Dec 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Fatty Fish Seafood like salmon, albacore tuna, mackerel, and sardines are packed with omega-3 fatty acids, powerful and versatile nutrients that are essential for a healthy mind. About 40% of the fatty acids in brain cell membranes are DHA, one of the main omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil. Experts believe it’s probably necessary for […]

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Activities To Change Your Brain

By | Dec 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Rick T. on 05/12/2013 in Brain Fitness Neurogenesis is the process by which the brain generates new neurons and new connections It happens that as we get old, the neurogenesis process in our brains decreases. This affects our life by making us more difficult to learn new things (and by hence, change our opinions […]

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Physical Exercise and Brain Health

By | Nov 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Physical Exercise and Brain Health By: Dr. Pascale Michelon What is the connection between physical and mental exercises? Do they have addictive effects on brain health? Are they redundant? Let’s start by reviewing what we know about the effects of physical exercise on the brain. The effect of physical exercise on cognitive performance Early studies […]

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Socialization of Seniors Impact Quality of Life and Health

By | Oct 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

A vast body of evidence demonstrates the physical benefits of a healthy social life. Conversely, loneliness and social isolation have been clearly linked to poor health outcomes. Numerous studies have shown that socially isolated seniors even have a shorter life expectancy. “A Review of Social Isolation” by Nicholas R. Nicholson published in The Journal of Primary […]

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Art as a Mechanism of Expression for Individuals with Alzheimer’s

By | Sep 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Art as a Mechanism of Expression When Verbal Skills Fail I by: Parentgiving When Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia cause a loved one to lose the ability to speak, the lack of communication may become frustrating to the family members and, presumably, to the patient. Researchers have found that art can be used […]

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