What’s your top resolution this year? To lose weight? Get more exercise? Eat a more nutritious diet? The good news is, all those things can protect our memory as we grow older! To make it less likely that “auld acquaintance will be forgot” this year, we can make healthy lifestyle choices to lower our risk of dementia.
Brain exercise is one thing that’s good for our memory, so take a coffee break and start here! This month’s puzzle contains the names of 20 things that are proven to protect our memory. Click here to print your copy.
Need a little help? Click here for the solution.
For fitness solutions, contact your local parks and recreation department—many have fun programs specifically for older adults, like Seattle’s Lifelong Recreation program. For lifelong learning and social participation opportunities in Seattle-King County, visit our Age Friendly Communities Social Participation webpage. For health care and other specialized referrals, contact Community Living Connections. And if you or someone you know has memory loss, visit Momentia Seattle to learn about programs and services that empower people with memory loss to remain connected and active in the community.
Source: IlluminAge Communication Partners; copyright 2018