12 Ways to Keep Your Brain Young
As we age, our brain starts to lose some of its cognitive function. For many, loss of cognitive function is minimal with minor impact on lifestyle if any but for others it can be more damaging – like developing Alzheimer’s and eventually dementia which is the third leading cause of death in the U.S.
Watching my grandparents and great-grandparents struggle with Alzheimer's disease and dementia, has giving me an eye-opening understanding of the mental and physical effects of these diseases and the importance of taking great care of your brain from an early age.
Although there is no cure for cognitive diseases brought on by aging, like dementia, there are ways to stimulate your brain to maintain optimal cognitive function. “12 Ways to Keep Your Brain Young” by Harvard Medical School, details basic yet essential ways to keep your brain healthy that can easily be put in practice.
You may be surprised how these easy, everyday activities exercise your brain for cognitive health support.