As we get older memory slips seem to become more common. Forgetting someone’s name is embarrassing, and it fuels our concern about whether our minds are weakening as we grow older. But there are strategies to employ to reduce the likelihood of cognitive decline. We discuss foods, exercises and games that can help us keep our brains healthy as we age. Find out why Steve Martin is the poster guy for brain health.
Guest: Cynthia R. Green, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and assistant clinical professor in the department of psychiatry at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. Dr. Green is founder and president of Memory Arts, a company that offers training in memory fitness and brain health and author of Brainpower Game Plan and her most recent, 30 Days to Total Brain Health.
Her website is www.totalbrainhealth.com
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