Avocados – are they good for my Brain?

Yes! Avocados are great brain food, in moderation. (See more about this below). What you eat affects how well you think. Just as your body needs to be in peak condition as you approach your 40’s and 50’s, to have a memory that keeps growing and never lets you down,...

10 signs of hearing loss you don’t want to ignore.

Have you noticed any of these? About half of people 75 and older have lost 35 decibels or more of hearing — the point at which a hearing aid is needed. But it can be tough to tell when someone’s hearing is starting to go, even (or especially) if that someone is...

The 4 Worst Habits for Your Brain

These have the greatest effect on cognitive function. Many habits contribute to poor brain health, but four areas can have the most influence. They are too much sitting, lack of socializing, inadequate sleep, and chronic stress. “The good news is that they also...

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....

Why HOPE matters.

Sometimes, everything seems like just too much! Losing hope is the last thing that your brain needs. Your brain is better when it’s hopeful, says Dana smith of Elemental In the brain, people experience optimism about the future in two key areas: the amygdala, our...