How To Keep Your Brain Healthy, Active And Sharp In Old Age?


Growing older and learning from your mistakes is a clear sign that our brain is improving. The brain will improve as we learn. In return, it helps us to live a better life. We live longer and learn new skills that help us to develop a healthier way of living.

Our brain has learned a lot from our younger days. All those skills you accomplished made the brain stay healthy. Remember practice makes perfect and as we grow older the more practice we get. The more we learn the quality of talking grows and improves even more. We need to learn how to manage stress too because stress will damage the circuit in our brain.

As you grow you, become wiser. The challenges and opportunities along with making decisions were all improving the brain. Be positive in life and ready for new challenges.

The brain works by increasing knowledge and it builds the connecting elements in the brain that make us function well. You’re never too old to learn something new.

As you grow older, keep your connection with your family and friends. The more we stay in contact with our family and friends we are keeping our mental sharpness working. You can learn from them and it will help to maintain your mental sharpness each day that goes by.

Your diet is very important to keep the brain healthy, as we grow older. Eat as many colorful fruits and leafy vegetables as you can. Vegetables are known to help your brain to perform and become better. If vegetables can help prevent cancer, it has to be good for the brain as well.

Fruits and vegetables are full of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals along with being low in fat and calories. Antioxidants have proven to benefit us since it contains Vitamins known to reduce dying or damaged cells. Eat those blueberries the color is known to improve short-term memory.

Very few doctors disapprove of taking multivitamins and herb supplements. As we get older, our diets change by eating less just is careful and make sure that your dosage isn’t going to react to your medications. Vitamins are good to take to replace what you don’t get in your diet but first consult with your physician to make sure you’re taking what you need.

Stressbusters:

Stress can take over our lives making it harmful to our bodies and brain as well. There isn’t any way a person can relieve all stress but we can decide what can be eliminated and concentrate on what you can do to relieve the rest by bringing pleasure to ourselves. It is very important that you don’t let stress take over your life. Stress causes depression easier as we grow older.

The brain releases stress hormones to help users manage some stress but if too many hormones are released it can damage the nerve cells. Depression can set in if the hormones are released too much and fast.

Relieve those stressful elements that cause you misery:

Relieving stress isn’t easy for anyone. You have to forget about the things you have no control over and fix the ones you do. Try taking a walk or do some kind of activity to relax that brain not stress it. Putting some fun into your life and make yourself happy again.

Sometimes it takes a while to make changes in your life, as we grow older to fit your health and needs. Changes are hard to do and it sometimes becomes a challenge but in the end, it will relieve stress and improve the brain by giving it a new learning experience.

What activities seniors can do to keep positive?

  • Spend time reading
  • Explore a variety of hobbies
  • Exercise regularly
  • Get creative
  • Spend time outdoors
  • Have fun with happy visitors
  • Play games!
  • Enjoy movies, TV shows, or music
  • Participate in charitable works

How to keep the seniors positive during the Covid-19 pandemic?

  • Send snail mail
  • Share a virtual meal
  • Use other delivery services
  • Create your own FaceTime book club
  • Order a jigsaw puzzle — of your family
  • Play a board game
  • Assemble a hobby box

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