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Here is a list of materials produced by the Global Council on Brain Health and links to additional brain health resources.

GCBH Reports

Brain Food: GCBH Recommendations on Nourishing Your Brain

Engage Your Brain: GCBH Recommendations on Cognitively Stimulating Activities. 

The Brain and Social Connectedness: GCBH Recommendations on Social Engagement and Brain Health. Available in English and Spanish translation.

The Brain-Sleep Connection: GCBH Recommendations on Sleep and Brain Health

The Brain-Body Connection: GCBH Recommendations on Physical Activity and Brain Health. Available in English and Spanish translations.


GCBH Infographics

Nourish Your Brain
Eating right is important for heart and brain health

Debunking Myths About the Aging Brain
7 facts about your brain. Available in EnglishChinese and Arabic translations.

Cognitively Stimulating Activities
Healthy aging requires you to challenge your brain. Available in EnglishChinese and Arabic translations.

Social Engagement & Brain Health
As we age, feeling connected + purpose in life = better brain health. Available in English, Spanish, French, Chinese and Arabic translations.

Sleep & Brain Health
Experts agree, sleep is vital for the aging brain, including cognitive function. Available in English, Spanish, French, Chinese and Arabic translations.

Exercise & Brain Health
As we age, an active lifestyle + regular exercise = better brain function. Available in English, Spanish, French, Chinese and Arabic translations.

AARP Brain Health Research

2017 AARP Brain Health and Nutrition Survey
The more servings of fruits/vegetables consumed in a typical day, the better the brain health, overall health, and mental well-being

2017 AARP Cognitive Activity and Brain Health Survey
The most-frequently reported barrier to adding more mentally-stimulating activities is being uncertain of which activities benefit brain health

2016 AARP Social Engagement and Brain Health Survey
Four in ten (37 percent) of adults surveyed lacked social connections and reported worse brain health

2016 AARP Sleep and Brain Health Survey
Over 4 in 10 adults say they don’t get enough sleep

2016 Survey on Physical Activity
While an overwhelming majority of adults see the benefits of exercise, only 1 in 3 are meeting GCBH recommendations

AARP Well-Being Survey
The more brain healthy activities an adult engages in, the higher their mental well-being

2015 AARP Brain Health Survey
Nearly half of all people are not doing the most important activities to support brain health

External Webpages for Liaisons



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