Our brains are like muscles they need working out! There are many things you can do with and without a diagnosis of dementia that can help engage and challenge your brain.
Learning more about your brain and the impact of memory loss and dementia can help you to understand important issues. FreeDem Films provides practical advice and information about brain health. Each film answers a key question related to brain health and dementia that will increase your understanding of how memory works. Please view the selection of short videos at the website freedemliving.com
Hello Brain is a project and has created a website full of information and resources to help us all better understand how our brain works and what we can do to keep it healthy. Some of these are listed below and you can check out more on their website Hello Brain
Staying Socially Connected
Connecting with others socially is a meaningful activity and important for our well-being. Our brain engages in many ways while we are connected socially with others. This engagement is good and challenging our brain. You can learn more about the benefits of social activity and ideas to get involved at the Hello Brain webpage here
Stimulating Brain Activities
Challenging your brain through stimulating activity is what helps your brain get a workout! Things such as crosswords, puzzles, learning a new skill are great ways to challenge your brain. The important thing is you make sure you enjoy the activity and there is a level of challenge. You can learn more about the benefits of stimulating brain activities at the Hello Brain webpage here.
Keeping Physically Active
Keeping physically active is good for our overall health and is a great way to pump oxygen to the brain which helps build neurons and pathways. You can Learn more about the benefits of physical activity and how to get involved in activities at the Hello Brain webpage here.
We can all make healthy lifestyle choices that are good for our bodies and brain, making small changes can be a easier to achieve. What we eat, what we drink, and how well we sleep can impact on our brain health. You can learn more about the benefits of a healthy lifestyle and make small changes at the Hello Brain webpage here
Selection of Activity Ideas
You'll find more information about activity ideas under the Memory Technology Library page or click here