Health, Exercise And A Good Memory
As you age, continue to be involved in planning your life and being responsible. Join church groups or even focus groups. If you are living or plan to be living in a community, make sure you have input in several ways. Some communities have committees , suggestion boxes and organizers for day trips or other getaways.
Reducing your intake of food is a must as people are naturally gaining weight as they age. Living longer and healthier has been proven in many studies but significantly in one of the Mayo clinic from back in 1984. Aerobic exercise for 45 minutes , just three times a week will result in improved reaction times.
After clearing this with your doctor, improve your circulatory system and intelligence by consistently jogging or walking six to eight miles per day.
Brain enhancement as we age can be controlled as we have seen. Additionally, important steps can be taken. Stopping smoking, minimizing alcohol consumption, healthy weight control, getting enough sleep, regular exercise, satisfactory water consumption , eating a healthy breakfast are all keys to a happy and healthy brain as we age. This exercise should be both physical and mentally
Do not forget how to laugh. Laugh even more. Look for newsletters or comedies that will drive this daily. This is so important.
Maintain normal levels of blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar. Continue to stimulate your senses and meditate daily.
These are keys but new studies are continuing to give all of us the tools and methods of a better quality of life as we age for our brain, health, relationships and even spirit.
To improve your mental health and to prevent brain aging all you need to do is spend sometime on a daily basis playing brain games; rather make it a regular habit and then start a game you are familiar with and later opt for a new game, eventually increasing the level of difficulty.