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Healthy Brain

Good News on the Alzheimer's Prevention Front

Dharma Singh Khalsa, M.D. | Posted 02.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Dharma Singh Khalsa, M.D.

If you're like most of the people surveyed in a recent poll revealed by AARP, you're concerned about getting Alzheimer's disease. If so, then you're probably ready for some good news about keeping your brain sharp as you age.

The Hobby Every Post 50 Needs To Take Up

Francine Toder, Ph.D. | Posted 10.22.2013 | Fifty
Francine Toder, Ph.D.

If you're looking for a fun way to make music, energize your body, and stimulate your brain then consider tap dancing. The 'noise' we make reminds the world that boomers want to be heard!

3 New Ways Kirtan Kriya Helps Keep Your Brain Sharp

Dharma Singh Khalsa, M.D. | Posted 09.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Dharma Singh Khalsa, M.D.

For the past 12 years, the ARPF has organized, helped design, and fund innovative research on a simple 12-minute singing yoga meditation called Kirtan Kriya (KK). This work has specifically focused on reducing risk factors for Alzheimer's disease and the enhancement of total brain fitness.

The Doctors Links Food to Brain Health

Riva Greenberg | Posted 04.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

I learned some interesting findings about food and brain health, and also which foods help heal and prevent some common ailments, including low mood and energy.

Got Brain? Investing in Our Most Precious Asset in 2013

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

We've made a lot of progress over the last century in understanding the brain, but it wasn't until the last few decades that we've come to understand the ways in which our everyday behaviors affect, for better or worse, our brain's health and performance.

Make Brain Fitness One of Your New Year's Resolutions

Rita Altman, R.N. | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Rita Altman, R.N.

No matter your age, these simple tips will help maintain and improve your brain health, and may even help delay or slow the progression of memory loss caused by Alzheimer's disease or other dementias.

The Top 5 Health Headlines Of This Year

Next Avenue | Posted 12.28.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Gary Drevitch This year brought new discoveries about what we have to fear and look forward to as we age This was...

How Exercise Can Stimulate The Birth Of New Neurons

Dr. Douglas Fields | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Douglas Fields

Imagine, that rather than spending your day engaged in intellectual stimulation in front of your computer, you are instead living in the wild like our caveman ancestors.