Normal Cognitive Aging

The following changes are normal with aging:

  • Slower processing speed or rate at which tasks are completed
  • More easily distracted due to reduced attention and focus
  • Occasionally misplacing items
  • Occasionally forgetting names
  • More difficulty with multitasking
  • More resistant to new ways of doing things
  • Difficulty with technology

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Hearing

Very common and treatable

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Exercise

Benefits for brain and body

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Alcohol and Aging

Alcohol impacts the brain differently as we age

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Hydration

Water is the body’s power source

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Vitamin B12

Helps nerve cells communicate with each other

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Vitamin D

As we age we produce less of the “sunshine vitamin”

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Mediterranean Diet

A plant-based diet that reduces risk of chronic diseases

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Achieving Goals and Establishing Healthy Habits

One step at a time

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Strategies for Brain Health

Exercise, sleep and diet

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Sleep Hygiene

Sleep allows time for the brain to rest and repair.

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