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“Keep Your Brain Active” – Mental Exercise and Dementia October 13, 2009

Posted by ctcoberon in Uncategorized.

Exercising the brain is an important, enjoyable part of everyday life for everyone. It has a part to play in a positive, healthy lifestyle in the same way as physical exercise. Stimulating leisure and social activities are also thought to be important in maintaining a healthy brain. Some activities that involve exercise for the brain and have also been associated with reduced dementia risk as part of a mentally active lifestyle, are: Reading; Listening to the radio; visiting museums; board games, crosswords, sudoku and other puzzles; learning a new language; playing musical instruments; participation in leisure activities such as sports, hobbies, dancing, gardening, groups, cultural activities and conversation.

Activities that you can use your computer for are:

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