Saturday, January 28, 2012

Optimism - The Aging Brain

Did you know that researchers are more optimistic than ever about the potential of the aging brain? Studies of older people who have maintained mental acuity revealed some common characteristics. These individuals tended to be:

• Socially connected, with strong ties to relatives, friends and community
• Both physically healthy and physically active
• Engaged in stimulating or intellectually challenging activities.

Do these characteristics describe you?

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