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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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Fitness

What Are the Brain Benefits of Exercise?

How much do you know about the mental benefits of exercise? Take our quiz!

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

4 Simple Rules to Shape Up Your Memory

If you're worried about your memory, it's time to get moving. Here's your no-excuse guide to exercising for brain health

Lifestyle

9 Ways to Make Friends and Boost Brain Health

Studies show connecting with friends is good for brain health

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

Diet

Berries for Brain Power

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

7 Delicious Steps to a Stronger Memory

Which food to eat — and which ones to avoid — to improve memory and stay sharp

Seeking Healthier Foods?

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

Staying Sharp Brain Games

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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

Conditions

Let's Do More to Fight Dementia

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

Hearing Loss Linked to Dementia

Find out if a hearing aid can prevent memory loss and delay signs of dementia

Family and Friends Spot Early Signs of Dementia Better Than Doctors

A simple test with eight yes/no questions can spot early signs of Alzheimer's better than traditional screening tests


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