10 Ways to Love Your Brain

Republished from the Alzheimer’s Association, with introduction by JFS professionals.

Memory care is a quickly growing segment of senior care programs across the country and around the world. As aging parents and grandparents express their wishes to stay in their homes as long as possible, there’s a sense of urgency to identify and enroll in programs that promote senior health, independence, and “aging in place.” However, this frantic search does not need to happen so much later in life – there are habits we can all adopt that promote prolonged physical and cognitive wellness.

Here are some recommendations published by the Alzheimer’s Association:
Growing evidence indicates that people can reduce their risk of cognitive decline by adopting key lifestyle habits. When possible, combine these habits to achieve maximum benefit for the brain and body. Start now! It’s never too late or too early to incorporate healthy habits.