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I’ve never been one to take lists to the store with me. I never needed to because I have always been able to keep all of that information in my head and recall it when necessary. I used to keep all of my appointments in my head as well. Not so much anymore. Part of the issue is lack of attention and focus, but there is also the fact that my maturing brain isn’t as sharp as it was in my 20s. Now I have to consider actually working on my memory. Memory is a skill that you can strengthen and improve but it takes practice. Read More
Vacation season is here, the school year is ending, the weather is getting nicer and people across the globe will be packing their bags and hitting the road. The glimmering hope of vacation pulled us through the bad weather, the stress and the doldrums of the previous months. We all need time to relax and decompress from our daily lives. It’s pretty obvious that vacation can be good for your overall health. However, you may not realize that traveling is very beneficial to your brain. We talk a lot at Marbles about three things that are extremely important for maintaining your cognitive health-Novelty, Variety and Complexity. Traveling gives you the opportunity to incorporate all of these.
6 Reasons Why Travel is Good for Your Brain: Read More
Our friends at Ageless North Shore magazine recently posted more on the history of Grandparents Day. For example, “Mrs. Marian McQuade, a West Virginia mother of 15 and grandparent of 40, is the creator of the holiday.” With 40 grandchildren, Read More
As reported on WebMD, a first-of-its-kind study presented at the Alzheimer’s Association 2009 International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease suggests that caregivers for spouses suffering from dementia are at substantially increased risk of developing dementia themselves. Wives caring for husbands with Read More