Tips For Caregiver's

People with Alzheimer's disease frequently become more disoriented after dark or when waking. Leaving a night-light on in the bedroom may be helpful.


Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Maintain Your Brain Health Tip # 1 - Stay Mentally Healthy

Studies suggest that mentally stimulating activities strengthen brain cells and the connections between them, and may even create new nerve cells. Commit to seeking opportunities that keep your brain active every day by doing simple things like:

  • Stay curious and involved — commit to lifelong learning
  • Read, write, work crossword or other puzzles
  • Attend lectures and plays
  • Enroll in courses at your local adult education center, community college or other community group
  • Play games
  • Garden
  • Try memory exercises

Crossword puzzles are a fun way to stimulate your brain. Start today and click hear for an e-puzzle: To learn more, read the entire Alzheimers Association article at

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