A healthy mind is just as important as a healthy body. Learning something new is vital to brain health. Whether it is learning to play a new instrument, or staying up to date with technology your brain will respond to this new activity.
Learn Something New
Stimulating the brain helps it develop a resilience that allows us to fight off diseases like Alzheimer's, says Paul D. Nussbaum, Ph.D, an adjunct professor of neurological surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine who has been working with AARP on its brain health program. "Age doesn't matter," he says. "We have the ability to shape our brains throughout our lives."