The Secret to Living Long and Living Well

Posted by Matt J.

Jan 27, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Living Long, Living WellWhen we use Prevagen to help keep our minds sharp, we’re putting into practice what Star Trek’s Mr. Spock meant when he said “Live long and prosper.” Now there is a guide on ways to achieve it called The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who’ve Lived the Longest.  

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Topics: Aging

Guide to Capturing Memories in Photos

Posted by Katie C.

Jan 22, 2015 10:00:00 AM

8aef11fa5fc5a74ec2f8fad68e49fd2eYou’ve probably heard that a picture is worth a thousand words. And it’s true – if you look at a picture from your past, the capturing of one single moment in time can bring back memories and stories that you associate with what the picture represents to you and your life.

Today we’ll go over some tips to help you capture memories using photos that will become meaningful mementos of life’s important moments.

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Topics: Making Memories

Are You Suffering From CRS (Can’t Remember Stuff)?

Posted by Christine F.

Jan 20, 2015 9:00:00 AM

iStock_000045422654_MediumHave you ever walked into a room to do or retrieve something and momentarily forget why you did so? And have you occasionally lost track of your car keys or where your cell phone might be hiding? If so, you may be suffering from “CRS” — “Can’t Remember Stuff.”

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Topics: Memory

How to Get Enough Exercise During Winter

Posted by Katie C.

Jan 15, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Exercise during WinterNo matter where you live in the U.S., January is one of the colder months. But just because the temperatures fall, and the wind can sometimes chill you to the bone, does not mean that you should skip exercise and neglect your body (and brain!). There is plenty you can do to keep active during the winter months. Read on to pick up a few ideas to add to your exercise routines.

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Topics: Mindful Tips

The Eternal Power of Music

Posted by Matt J.

Jan 13, 2015 10:00:00 AM

The Eternal Power of MusicWhy do we never forget the words to a favorite song?  At home we play a CD or record, then sit back to listen, and though we may not have heard the music for months, it all comes back. In the car a familiar tune comes on the radio; we remember every word, as it returns memories of time past.



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Topics: Memory

How Having a Hobby Helps Your Brain

Posted by Katie C.

Jan 8, 2015 10:00:00 AM

79073081Many people might not know that January is National Hobby Month. It’s the perfect month to celebrate hobbies – people are fresh off of making New Year’s Resolutions, one of which might be to spend more time doing something you enjoy or to learn something new. It’s also in the middle of winter, so those of us in colder climates might be spending more time indoors cultivating our indoor hobbies.

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Topics: Making Memories

5 Tips for Living to Be 100

Posted by Christine F.

Jan 6, 2015 9:00:00 AM

iStock_000049976170_MediumIf you’ve ever wondered what people who live to be 100 have in common, science may have some answers. When you read stories about groups of people living fit and healthy beyond a hundred years, you can’t help but wonder, what are they doing?

Now, science is unlocking clues that may help us understand the mysteries behind longevity. New research is centered on areas called Blue Zones, geographical areas in the world where many residents consistently live to be 100 or more. Sardinia, Italy is one such area where many centenarians can be found. So is it just good luck that people to live to be 100? Here are some starting points to consider in your own journey to long life.

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Topics: Aging

How to Start the New Year Right – With a Review of Last Year

Posted by Katie C.

Jan 1, 2015 10:00:00 AM

iStock_000044977674_MediumHappy New Year!

The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to reflect on the previous year. Today, we bring you the best of last year’s blog posts. If there’s something you missed, check it out! Even if you are an avid reader of the Memory Improvement Blog, a quick review might spark a new idea for a way you can achieve your healthiest and happiest self.

Enjoy.

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Topics: Making Memories

Keep Your Resolution This Year By "Tuning Up" Your Executive Function

Posted by Matt J.

Dec 30, 2014 10:00:00 AM

happy-new-year-2015If you have made a New Year’s resolution this year, you are 10 times as likely to succeed compared to people with the same goals who didn’t commit to making lifestyle changes.

The problem is most people have a hard time sticking to the goals. Studies have shown that by the end of January, about a third of those who have made one or more New Year’s resolutions had given up but half were still successfully working on it in March. That goes to show that the longer you can stick to your goals, the better.

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Topics: Mindful Tips

Happy Holidays

Posted by Katie C.

Dec 25, 2014 10:00:00 AM

81264781We'd like to wish you the happiest of holidays! We hope that you are able to spend time this holiday season reminiscing with friends and family and that you make plenty of new memories to cherish for years to come!

 

 

 

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Topics: Making Memories

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