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Mind and Memory

Computers, Games, Social Activities May Help Protect Memory

Online shopping, playing cards and spending time with friends are all linked to better brain health as we age.

AARP Launches Global Council on Brain Health

Look to GCBH for trusted information about brain health and the latest scientific insights

Hearing Aids May Help Protect Brain Health

Can using hearing aids reduce the risk of cognitive decline?

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Serenity Now! 13 Surprising Ways to Reduce Stress

These surprising strategies can teach your body to handle stress more effectively

Health Benefits From 5 Minutes of High-Intensity Exercise

No time to work out? Research shows short bursts of intense effort have physical and mental advantages

13 Moves to Make You Healthier and Stronger

Try our strength training exercise plan to help keep you happy, healthy and strong


Are Old Head Injuries Fogging Your Brain?

Experts warn effects of brain trauma can linger for decades

Is It Normal Memory Loss or Early Dementia?

Take our quiz to understand the difference between normal memory loss and early dementia.

Why Sleep Is Precious for Staying Sharp

Sleeping less than seven or eight hours a night? It may have dangerous implications for your brain. Here's what it does during sleep


Berries for Brain Power

Eating more berries, including blueberries, acai berries and strawberries, may boost your brain health

What to Eat and When

What foods to eat and when to eat them for better sleep habits, higher energy levels and more

Seeking Healthier Foods?

Try nuts! They have plenty of benefits for your body and mind

Staying Sharp Brain Games


Train your mental calculation skills by discovering the math formulas

Elephant Memory

You have 60 seconds to memorize a long list of words. Ready?

Find the Right Match

Test your cultural memory on seven topics


Let's Do More to Fight Dementia

The prevalence of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias is increasing sharply

7 Tips to Train Your Brain to Use Hearing Aids

Here are some tips to help you get used to your new hearing aids

Alzheimer’s: Caused When Brain Fights Infection?

Reaction to bacteria and viruses may cause a build-up of toxic plaques

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