Take steps toward a healthier brain

Posted on 11/01/22

A puzzle shaped like a brain with a single piece missing and off to the side.

From socializing to brain games, exercise, sleep, and healthy eating, maintaining brain health is an active pursuit. Join AARP Alaska for this virtual event series with information and resources from the Global Council on Brain Health.

Friday, January 27, 2023, 10 am Brain Health Series: Eat Right
Join AARP Alaska in the first of a 6-part webinar series on keeping your brain healthy! Our first topic is on how Eating Right contributes to brain health. Our speaker will be a nutritionist who will share recommendations of foods that support brain health and what foods to stay away from. We will also share some healthy recipes, information from the Global Council on Brain Health along with local resources. Watch it here.

Friday, February 3, 2023, 10 am Brain Health Series: Ongoing Exercise
Join AARP Alaska for the second of a 6-part webinar series on keeping your brain healthy! This week we will learn how Ongoing Exercise promotes brain health. Get tips on staying active during winter and ways to stimulate brain activity during exercise as well as the brain benefits of physical activity. We will also share information from the Global Council on Brain Health along with ways to exercise that are fun and low cost.
Register:  https://events.aarp.org/BrainHealthWellnessSeries_2-03

Friday, February 10, 2023, 10 am Brain Health Series: Engage Your Brain
Join AARP Alaska for the third of a 6-part webinar series on keeping your brain healthy! Learn how to Engage Your Brain to maintain healthy mental acuity and challenge your thinking processes as a way of strengthening neural connections and exercising our brain power! We will also share information from the Global Council on Brain Health along with AARP brain games.
Register:  https://events.aarp.org/BrainHealthWellnessSeries_2-10

Friday, February 17, 2023, 10 am Brain Health Series: Be Social
Join AARP Alaska for the fourth of a 6-part webinar series on keeping your brain healthy! Learn why Being Social and staying engaged with your family, friends and community can boost brain health. Volunteer, join a club, adopt a pet, join a cause…We will also share ideas of groups that offer opportunities to be social along with information from the Global Council on Brain Health.
Register:  https://events.aarp.org/BrainHealthWellnessSeries_2-17

Friday, February 24, 2023, 10 am Brain Health Series: Manage Stress
Join AARP Alaska for the fifth of a 6-part webinar series on keeping your brain healthy! Join us to hear how Managing Stress contributes to brain health and overall wellbeing. Learn how to lower stressors that affect your moods by getting outdoors, listening to music, laughing…to name just a few.  We will also share tips on lowering stress from the Global Council on Brain Health.
Register:   https://events.aarp.org/BrainHealthWellnessSeries_2-24

Friday, March 3, 2023, 10 am Brain Health Series: Restorative Sleep
Join AARP Alaska for the last of a 6-part webinar series on keeping your brain healthy! There are lots of things we can do to get Restorative Sleep including adjusting caffeine intake, keeping electronics out of the bedroom, and setting sleep routine. As always, we will also share sleep tips from the Global Council on Brain Health.
Register:  https://events.aarp.org/BrainHealthWellnessSeries_3-03

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