Why ‘Brainfit for Life’ Classes Work.

Research Study Actual, sustained practice–not mere knowledge–is needed to harness neuroplasticity and improve cognition over time September 14, 2020 (reported by  SharpBrains) Lifestyle improvements may lessen cognitive decline (Wiley): ” … 19 individuals older than...

‘Senior moments’ – Are they Memory Loss?

Everyone experiences the occasional “senior moment” as they age. You may misplace everyday items, fail to recall the name of someone you just met, or forget to do something. While these memory slips can be embarrassing and stressful, they usually...

Online Hearing Checks – do they work?

Hearing well is essential for good communication, safety, independence, and memory. Looking for a quick way to check your hearing without leaving the house? An online hearing check could be the first step. Many clinic websites, hearing aid manufacturers and phone apps...

Is Breakfast Important?

By Timi Gustafson, R.D. A good breakfast sets the tone for sound eating habits throughout the day. For the longest time, nutrition experts have emphasized the importance of eating breakfast. But while numerous studies have been conducted on the subject, it has never...

A Guide to Stretching

“Most people know they need to stretch more, but find it burdensome or are not sure what to do,” says Urvashi Chogle, a physical therapist at Harvard-affiliated Spaulding Rehabilitation Network. Regular stretching becomes especially important as you age....

Golf Twice a Week is Not Enough!

We asked reader Valerie Martin to share why active ageing is SO important. I was inspired some years ago by seeing a participant in the World Veterans Games held in Auckland.She was from the UK, 94 years old and competing in the 100 metres. She won and received her...