Recent reports are mixed on whether brain games are effective at stimulating our brains and keeping dementia at bay.
Family caregivers are counting on keeping our brains sharp as long as possible, both for our own health and so we can provide our seniors the care they need.
So many of us are starting to use brain games, which are popping up everywhere.
The real question is will their use give us a false sense of security or keep us from doing other more helpful things to preserve our brain function and overall health?
Lifelong mental stimulation and keeping the brain as active as possible seems to improve essential neural connections.
Keeping Brains Sharp
The Alzheimer’s Association offers this advice for all of us to keep our brains sharp:
Doing these things not only helps your brain but your whole body and may prevent other chronic diseases like heart disease and diabetes.
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