Tag Archives: brain health

Want to Slow Down Memory Loss? Exercise

It is inevitable. As your brain ages, memory loss is more common. Although there is no strong scientific evidence that Alzheimer’s can be prevented, a committee at the National Academies …

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Are You a Senior? Need a Brain Boost? Exercise

Beginning or maintaining a fitness for seniors program can be a challenge. You may feel discouraged by illness, ongoing health problems or concerns about injuries or falls. Or, if you’ve …

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5 Reasons to Exercise This Holiday Season

The Holidays are finally here!  And, that means people are beginning to create their New Year’s resolutions to improve their health and weight management, and renew their commitment to hit …

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Aerobic Exercise Fights “Chemo Brain”

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  In honor of those fighting this horrible disease, I wanted to rerun my blog from February 23, 2016. If you or a loved …

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Your Brain Ages Quicker in Middle Age if You’re Obese

From middle-age, the brains of obese individuals display differences in white matter similar to those in lean individuals ten years their senior, according to new research led by the University …

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Want a “Younger” Brain? Exercise

Do you want a “younger” brain? Exercise! Beginning or maintaining a fitness for seniors program can be a challenge. You may feel discouraged by illness, ongoing health problems or concerns …

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Mental Workout + Fitness = Brain Function

Exercise is not only important for your physical health – it also helps maintain cognitive function. Your brain is no different than rest of the muscles in your body – …

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