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About the GCBH

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 with support from Age UK 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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AARP Milestones in Brain Health
Where we've been and where we are going

AARP Milestones in Brain Health

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Nutrition and Brain Health

In this report, The Global Council on Brain Health (GCBH) examines the state of science on the impact diet has on brain health in adults over 50.

Cognitively Stimulating Activities

The report examines how stimulating your brain through various intellectual activities provides benefits for adults’ brain health and can impact how well your brain functions