When it comes to strengthening and caring for our brains, a common term is “cognitive reserve.” Our cognitive reserve gives us a little bit of cushion for when we age and our brains naturally slow down. It can be compared to a squirrel who saves up all the acorns he can for when winter comes around and food is scarce. Building a cognitive reserve is one way to protect against cognitive decline.
If you are concerned about caring for a person living with dementia, or if you're simply interested in brain aging and health, we've developed a list of resources and books to review. Click to read more...
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The little blueberry is a one of the most nutritious foods you can add to your diet. USDA studies have shown promising benefits for reversing memory loss, and improving other brain functions. There has even been evidence of other amazing benefits of this little blue jewel. The full article covers additional benefits of blueberries in your diet and provides a tasty recipe that'll treat your tongue and your body. Who thought health food could taste this good?
A UCLA study has indicated that using internet search engines like Google might help improve brain function in middle-aged and older adults.