Category Archives: Successful Aging

Word Challengers

Research supports challenging your brain and changing up your routine. Many of these word puzzles will be unique to what you normally do. Some are easier to figure out while others are definitely more challenging. Anyone can benefit from a … Continue reading

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20th Century in Review

What happened the year you were born? What about when you turned 16 or the year you graduated from high school or college, got married or had your first child? It seemed my friends enjoyed looking up what happened the year … Continue reading

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Hearing Loss and Memory Challenges

What did you say? Sometimes you may be in a noisy environment or perhaps are distracted and not really listening to what is being said to you. Do you ask for a clarification or do you bluff it? Others may comment that … Continue reading

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Memory Fitness Activities for ALL Ages

What is your typical brain fitness program? For some it may be reading, word games, card games, travel, crafts and the list goes on.  Since research supports the fact that challenging your brain is one of the keys to successful … Continue reading

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Organizing Your Medical Information

“Memory Matters” for ALL Ages  (PROGRAM LINK) Something to think about is how you have your medical history information organized. When doing home health care as a speech-language pathologist, getting the specifics from many of my older patients can be a … Continue reading

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Create a Lifestyle Care Plan

“Memory Matters” for ALL Ages   LINK TO PROGRAM If you were in the care of another person, would they know your personal preferences regarding your daily care? A Lifestyle Care Plan will provide information others need to know in … Continue reading

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Expand Your Intellectual Diversity

What are your areas of interest? Do you explore a variety of topics or situations? How could you expand your  leisure time pursuits? Research suggests the importance of changing it up. That might mean including socializing with different groups, having … Continue reading

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