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Brain Teasers

When was the last time you added some variety to your brain fitness routine? Most people find something they enjoy such as reading, playing cards, certain types of puzzles or more active pastimes and leave it at that. Not only … Continue reading

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Verbal, Visual, Numerical Brain Game Series

Sometimes it is hard to break out of your routine. It is no different when it comes to exercise programs that either involves physical or brain fitness activities.  Challenging your brain with something new, especially out of your comfort zone, … Continue reading

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So What Do You Think?

So What Do You Think   Talk..Talk..Talk Conversations can often take many directions and sometimes you may be asked a question that makes you think a little bit. How would you answer some of these questions? Tell about something you haven’t … Continue reading

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Connecting the Generations

“Connecting the Generations – Your Stories….My Stories” Are you looking for conversation starters? Many of you may enjoy reminiscing but older adults, particularly those with some form of dementia, often like to sharing memories from the past.  Sometimes they may … Continue reading

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Memory Building Activities for Brain Fitness

How do you challenge your brain? Research supports the benefits of keeping your brain sharp by upgrading your memory fitness routine. Are you someone with a couple of favorite mind challenging activities that you do repeatedly? Are you open to … Continue reading

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Memory and the Distraction Factor

How many times have you wondered where you put your keys, the remote or an important piece of paper? Many years ago a gentleman who attended many of my memory fitness programs gave me an interesting graph. It suggested that … 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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Your Lifestyle Choices Do Matter

At the recent Alzheimer’s Association’s International Conference in Copenhagen, the Framingham study reported that the number of Alzheimer’s cases for people 60 and older declined in the period between 2006 and 2011 when compared to the period between 1978 and … 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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Hearing Loss and Memory Concerns

“Memory Matters” for ALL Ages (Program Link) If a person with a hearing impairment is also experiencing memory problems, addressing those hearing concerns will need to become a priority. There are many options and strategies which can maximize communication and … Continue reading

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