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There is emerging evidence that suggests there are steps
you can take to help keep your brain healthier as you age.
These steps might also reduce your risk of developing
Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia.
It is becoming apparent that the keys to taking control of
your own brain ftness are in four major areas:
1. Maintaining physical health
2. Eating brain-healthy foods
3. Staying mentally active
4. Staying socially active
Changes in mental abilities as we age appear to be
due to changes in the connections among brain cells.
Researchers have found that keeping the brain active
seems to increase its vitality and may build its reserves of
brain cells and connections. You could even generate new
brain cells. It is interesting to note that the new growth is
primarily in a part of the brain called the hippocampus –
the area where we “pull together” our thoughts and the
area is frst affected by Alzheimer’s disease.
Research also shows that being engaged in regular social
interaction maintains brain vitality. One study reported that
leisure activities combined with physical, mental and social
activity are the most likely to prevent dementia. In the
study of 800 men and women aged 75 and older, those
who were more physically active, more mentally active
or more socially engaged had a lower risk for developing
dementia. Those who combined these activities did even
If you are serious about taking care of your brain
turn to
page 4 of the Calendar of Events
and plan to attend our
brain sustaining workshops for discussion and activities
about the value of stimulating the mind and body. For
more information go to
and type in
“brain health.”
Brain Health
Advice by the Alzheimer’s Association – Northwest Ohio Chapter