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GCBH is empowering individuals around the world to achieve a brain-healthy lifestyle.
Playing a musical instrument, gardening or spending time with friends are all activities that can benefit cognitive function as you age
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Physical activity supports your overall health as well as your brain
A good night’s sleep is crucial for memory and thinking skills
The concept of ‘use it or lose it’ applies to your brain health
Interacting with friends and family can help ward off dementia
Lifestyle plays a key role in brain health and mental well-being.
Making wise food choices is one of the best ways to improve brain health
The Global Council on Brain Health (GCBH) is an independent collaborative of scientists, health professionals, scholars and policy experts from around the world working in areas of brain health related to human cognition. The GCBH focuses on brain health relating to peoples’ ability to think and reason as they age, including aspects of memory, perception and judgment. The GCBH is convened by AARP to offer the best possible advice about what older adults can do to maintain and improve their brain health. GCBH members come together to discuss specific lifestyle issue areas that may impact peoples’ brain health as they age with the goal of providing evidence-based recommendations for people to consider incorporating into their lives.
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