Alzheimer’s Prevention Tip #6
Tip number six is one of the most fun way to keep your brain healthy.
Do a puzzle.
Sure it is simple. Yet it might be surprisingly effective at keeping your brain engaged, active, and working. Crosswords, jigsaw puzzles, Words with Friends, sudoku, logic puzzle, any game that makes you think, is good for your brain. Most of us like some form of game. I tend to like most of them!
Check out the Apps
There are plenty of smart phones apps now too that you can get, such as Luminosity, that supposedly focus on functions that will stimulate various areas of your brain. Some of them require a subscription, but there are several others out now that don’t. If you enjoy games and puzzles, why not experience one that might help prevent Alzheimer’s disease.
If not a brain training specific puzzle, doctors have been suggestion crossword puzzles for a long time now. Or, if you want to socialize at the same time, try Words with Friends, or another of the “…With Friends..” games online. Of course there are online card games of all sorts where you will interact with other players.
If you don’t feel like a puzzle, don’t forget video games help, as does learning a foreign language. All easier done with cell phone, tablet, or computer. You local library will have lots of free options to that you can check out.
Keep that brain busy thinking and problem solving. It’s so good for its health!