As a senior citizen, 82 years old at this writing, I am very concerned about my physical and mental well-being. In addition, I have at least five cases of Alzheimer’s or dementia on both sides of my family. So, I consider myself very vulnerable.
Since starting this blog in 2010, I have done a lot of reading and writing on this subject. I thought it might be helpful to you if I put it all in one place – here.
Putting a nail in the brain games coffin
How seniors can bolster brain power
What are the mental benefits of exercise – Oleda Baker guest post
Exercise and computer use cut odds of memory loss – Mayo Clinic
What you need to know about brain fitness
Seniors short-changed in brain game craze
Is physical exercise better than brain exercise for seniors?
What is a defense against an aging brain?
Exercise benefits the brain – Chicago Tribune
Brain game may help older adults
How to have a healthy brain and keep it
Last, but not least, I have to direct you to my companion Page – Important facts about your brain (and exercise benefits)