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Dual Task Training for the Win

For those of you crossword puzzle junkies out there… those of you who love your daily JUMBLE in the newspaper… those who spend big bucks on computerized brain games like Luminosity… I commend your commitment to brain health, although the ...

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Gift Ideas for the Mentally Blah

I know a sweet woman who is wheelchair bound and has a full-time, live-in caregiver.  The caregiver is pleasant, and competent, and fulfills her duties very efficiently.  But she’s not big on engagement.  The woman, Daisy, sits most of the ...

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Chronic Stress and Brain Health

*** Stress.  We’ve all got it.  It’s a constant companion in our lives. We’ve become so comfortable feeling uncomfortable that it’s almost a prerequisite quality of anything worth doing.  Work, relationships, fitness, education… the badge of honor goes to those who ...

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Chronic Health

One of the hallmarks of my definition of Functional Aging is that much of how you age depends on the choices you make throughout your lifetime.  Chronic disease is the human predator of our industrialized world… not infectious disease, starvation, ...

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Practice Praxis!

What is Praxis? Praxis is Latin for doing.  It is a broad term, which is a complex, multi-step process involving both a cognitive component and a motor component. Praxis is a word we use often in the pediatric world, as ...

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