Memory Improvement Blog

4 Ideas for Brain Healthy Activities to do with Grandchildren

Posted by Katie C.

Jul 24, 2014 10:00:00 AM


fishing_with_grandpaWith July nearly over, thoughts of the end of summer are beginning to creep in. If you have grandchildren, their thoughts are probably starting to drift to the inevitable return to school. But there is plenty of time left to have some fun while engaging their (and your) brains, and spend some quality time together making memories. Read on for four ideas of activities to do with a grandchild that will challenge your brain and theirs!

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Topics: Making Memories

How a Curious Mind Keeps Your Brain Fit

Posted by Christine F.

Jul 22, 2014 9:00:00 AM

iStock_000031421286_MediumEveryone, every day is aging. But today’s retirees, as well as baby boomers soon to retire are not content whiling away time. They want and demand more from their later years. The good news is that a hunger to learn more is an incredible asset. When you have that, it can translate to better cognitive and physical health. With the passing of time come the inevitable challenges associated with aging. But healthy, active adults can enrich their lives when they engage in learning something new each day of the week.

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Topics: Mindful Tips, Brain Health

How Drinking Water Can Improve Your Brain

Posted by Katie C.

Jul 17, 2014 10:00:00 AM


drink_water_for_brain_healthlYou’ve probably heard the recommendation to drink at least eight 8-oz glasses of water each day in order to keep your body (and brain) hydrated. That may sound like a lot of water! Luckily for Americans, water is something that is easy to get and safe to drink. And drinking a glass of water is one of the easiest things you can do to better your brain health.

Wondering how to find the time to add more water into your day? Why not start right now? Challenge yourself to drink a whole glass while you’re reading this post.

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Topics: Mindful Tips, Brain Health

10 Ways to Improve Your Brain's Health

Posted by Matt J.

Jul 15, 2014 10:00:00 AM

brain_healthTaking the right supplements is a great way to keep both your body and mind healthy. In addition to smart supplementation, regular brain exercise and challenges will help to keep your mind healthy and functioning at its best. Below are ten things you can try to help sharpen your mind.

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Topics: Mindful Tips

How to Make Your Next Family Reunion a Memorable One

Posted by Katie C.

Jul 10, 2014 10:00:00 AM


Family_Reunion_MemoriesThis is the time of year when many families get together and have a large (or small) family reunion. Family reunions are a great way to learn about your family’s history while making memories with older and younger generations.

Read on for easy tips to make this year’s family reunion one to remember!

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Topics: Brain Games, Memory, Making Memories

Walk This Way for Better Memory

Posted by Christine F.

Jul 8, 2014 10:50:34 AM

iStock_000019123519_LargeIf you have found it challenging to stick to an exercise plan this past year, listen up! Routine exercise isn’t just good for your physical health, new research has found when you ride a bike, hike, walk outdoors or do laps around an indoor walking track, and you’re also helping your memory.

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Topics: Memory, Brain Health

4th of July Fun Facts to Get Your Memory Going

Posted by Katie C.

Jul 3, 2014 10:00:00 AM

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When you think about all the years you have celebrated the 4th of July, what is the most memorable to you? Do you enjoy spending time with family, having a picnic or grilling out? Maybe watching fireworks or a parade is your favorite part of the day. For many, the most important thing about the 4th of July is the history behind it – it is not just a day off of work, but the day the United States celebrates its independence.

While none of us are old enough to remember the first Independence Day, you probably have memories dating all the way back to childhood that include learning about events surrounding the Revolutionary War. As time passed, some of those memories have probably faded. We all know how important our personal memories are to our identity, but let’s not forget the moments that make up this country’s identity. Read on for a quick refresher!

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Topics: Memory

Why Having Good Friends is Great Medicine

Posted by Matt J.

Jul 1, 2014 10:00:00 AM

iStock_000016313066_SmallIs it possible that having close connections to good friends, old and new, is good for your health? Research suggests that if you cultivate a strong inner circle of friends-people you can count on through thick and thin-you may indeed gain an abundance of health benefits.

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Topics: Mindful Tips

4 Tips to Taking a Vacation for Your Brain

Posted by Katie C.

Jun 26, 2014 10:00:00 AM

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These days our brains are working harder than ever. Whether your mind is fried from work or you are just bogged down by following the same daily routine, a vacation is just what your brain needs to recharge.

Follow these four tips to make the most of your vacation and come back with a healthy and refreshed mind.

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Topics: Mindful Tips, Memory, Brain Health

How Nostalgia Can Improve Your Brain

Posted by Christine F.

Jun 24, 2014 9:00:00 AM

480718783If you put an imaginary bubble around your head -- a comic book type of balloon that showed a picture of what you were thinking about, what would it be?

Even while you are reading this you might be thinking about how you can’t wait to stretch your muscles and take a walk or start reading that best seller you just checked out from the library.

If that ‘thought bubble’ was permanent, what a rude awakening that would be for most of us. The reason is that daydreaming goes on all the time in all of us.

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Topics: Mindful Tips, Memory

About Prevagen

Only Prevagen contains the ingredient apoaequorin, a unique protein originally obtained from a specific species of jellyfish called Aequorea victoria found in the Puget Sound. Apoaequorin is a protein our brains need for healthy function but is diminished in the aging process.

Prevagen is very safe and extremely well-tolerated. There are no known contraindications with any supplements or medications.

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