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Spikeball. a portable, no-reservations-required game that's kinda, sorta like volleyball. In Spikeball, the net is more like a small trampoline that's placed between two teams of two. Just hit the ball on the net so it bounces up to your opponents who have three chances to bounce it back to you. Includes Spikeball net, backpack and 3 balls.
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We know that puzzles are good for strengthening the organization, fine motor tasks, and visualization areas of the brain. Many studies have found that people who exercise their mind with jigsaw puzzles may have a smaller chance of being affected by Alzheimer’s, Read More
Every year I make the mad dash to see as many Oscar nominated films as I can. I love all of the excitement leading up to the big night. January and February are filled with a glut of amazing performances to watch. Like many people, I pick my favorites, but also try to predict the Academy’s choices. The 84th Academy Awards will air tonight, so we thought we would celebrate with some Oscar trivia. See how many you can answer without looking them up online! Read More
Whether it’s your mother, your doctor, your friends or your television, someone is always urging you to go outside and get some physical exercise. If you’re anything like I was when I was younger, you’d likely retort with some pathetic excuse about mental exercise being much more useful than physical exercise. Read More
Higher cognitive activity in young and middle-aged adults is associated with lower levels of Alzheimer’s pathology, published in Archives of Neurology , January 23, 2012,
We all need to learn to play new games and partake in cognitive activities according to the main outcome measured in this most recent study. Read More