Anticholinergic drugs are dementia medications to avoid if you want to lower your risk of toxicity. Learn more about what these drugs are and how
What does the White House have to do with promoting brain health? It turns out plenty, as the White House Conference on Aging recently hosted a webinar on Healthy Brains. The hour-long program featured experts from the Centers for Disease Control, the National Institutes on Health and the Administration for Community.
Common wisdom suggests that exercise is essential for a healthy body, but did you know that it could actually lead to a better brain, too? Exercise triggers the growth of new cell mitochondria, important for a healthy brain. If you are still on the fence regarding the benefits of exercise, consider the compelling proof below. Your brain will thank you!
Whether it’s abstract concepts or planning our day, why do we seem to think more slowly as we age? To date, there is no definitive answer, but an understanding of the aging brain and its energy requirements offers some clues.