Brain Fitness Can Help Fight Memory Loss
The Best of Times|February 2020
Brain Fitness Can Help Fight Memory Loss
It’s a common problem many of us encounter as we age — we forget more things and it seems to happen more frequently. It can be a frustrating experience and even a frightening one as we worry that serious issues of dementia are just around the corner.

While researchers are only beginning to understand exactly why our brains seem to be more prone to memory issues as we get older, they have, however, begun to make real progress in finding ways to help fight memory problems as we age. And the latest advice is that we all ought to begin proactively working to keep maximum brain function at a much earlier age.

Many older folks try to keep mentally active through activities like crossword or Sudoku puzzles, and that's a good thing. But more recent research is finding that such activities simply may not be providing the level of stimulation needed for real “brain fitness.”

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February 2020