What’s New in Hearing Technology?

Just like all other tech companies, hearing aids manufacturers are constantly researching and developing new features and technology, and releasing new models of hearing aids. What’s new for September 2021? Turns out your ear is a good place to monitor activity such...

5 tips for remembering names

A person’s name is to [them] the sweetest and most important sound in any language. Dale Carnegie Do you have an amazing memory for names, dates, and personal details about people. If so, it will have come in handy more than you even recall. Not everyone has...

Aerobic exercise enhances neuron growth.

Science suggests it’s possible to make new brain cells and improve your memory. The key is to get moving. It was once thought the brain could not create new cells. You simply used what you were born with, and if they died through age or injury, that was that....

What Fear Can Do to You

By Timi Gustafson, R.D. The human species could not have survived for long without the experience of fear. The ability to identify certain events and situations as dangerous and respond appropriately is essential for our existence. But these responses are meant to be...

Internet Acronyms Test

How many of these do you know? Texts and the internet are awash with acronyms (an abbreviation formed from the initial letters of other words and pronounced as a word). Understanding them is just like learning a new language. And meanings continue to change all the...

Get the most out of your workout.

Harvard Health, May 2021 Whether you’re an exercise novice or a gym regular, these tips can help you get the most out of your workout. When it comes to exercise, timing is everything — but not in the way we normally think about timing. What matters most is...

What Gives ‘Health Food’ A Bad Name?

By Timi Gustafson, R.D. Even when detrimental outcomes are in plain sight – like the ever-worsening obesity crisis – change is hard to come by and will likely be resisted. When the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the government’s intention to...

30-Second Balance Test.

By Vivian Goldschmidt, MA How’s Your Balance? Take This 30-Second Test To Find Out   Today you’ll discover a simple test so you can determine whether your balance is in top shape or if you need to take action to improve it. In addition, you’ll also get an easy...
How isolation affects memory and thinking skills

How isolation affects memory and thinking skills

Consider your social interaction if you’ve been feeling foggy. Published: Harvard Health, May, 2021 We’ve all been isolated from many family members and friends during the pandemic. If you’ve been having a harder time remembering things or processing...

Exercising the Body Benefits the Mind, Too

By Timi Gustafson, R.D. While regular physical activity has long been regarded as an important component of healthy aging, its impact on mental health has remained less explored — until now. For these studies, researchers from the United States, Canada and Japan...

How to bring back a memory.

Some Tips from Harvard Health Details of significant experiences from decades ago may still be available if you can coax them out of your memory. Sometimes memories of certain experiences remain crystal clear for life, like the moment you said “I do,” or...

Why Your Brain Feels Broken

Pandemic stress and multitasking can affect memory in a real way. I don’t know how else to put it, but lately it seems like my brain is broken. I’m not functioning with the mental quickness I’m used to. I find myself struggling to locate words I want to use, like...

Just the Right Amount of Stress.

By Timi Gustafson, R.D. Being regularly overworked and stressed out likely leads to health problems long-term, but feeling bored or having too much time on your hands can also have negative effects, a government-sponsored study from Germany on health and safety issues...

Brain Awareness Month – March Updates.

March is Brain Month. All over the world, people like you are thinking about the way their brain works and what can be done to guard against memory loss. You’ve already taken important steps in this direction and below we bring you more quick reminders....