EngAge Well is Asbury’s commitment to creating opportunities for older adults to move better, feel better, connect more, and experience more. Central to this is Kinnections Brain Health, a cognitive health assessment and targeted follow-up program. In this series of short videos and articles, Sue Paul, occupational therapist and Senior Director of Well-Being and Brain Health, shares some research-based strategies for cognitive health. Want to learn more? Contact us!
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Longevity researchers say it’s normal for brain power to decline as we age but not inevitable. If you’re looking to be a SuperAger, here are common habits exhibited by these cognitive superheroes.
Our lifespans have been extended by 30 years in the past century. How we will spend those years depends on our genes, how we've spent the past 30 years, but also what we are prepared to do today.
A study using genetic data from 350,000 people showed the connection between exercise, and how it can sharpen thinking and reduce, or at least stave off, Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia.
Experiencing nature is also known to increase self-esteem, boost immunity, and reduce levels of harmful hormones like cortisol, which is produced by stress, heart rate, and blood pressure.
Are you giving your brain the love and respect it deserves? It’s our most vital organ – controlling us physically and recording our lives. Here are five keys to supporting your cognitive health.
81-year-old fitness advocate and Asbury resident Ron Stevenson says to remember that you’ll improve with practice and notes that “if you don’t get up and move, the less you can move.”