Brain Health and the Power of a Positive Attitude

A positive attitude has a powerful effect on both the brain and the body. Research shows that positive thinking can Improve your immune system Help you cope better with stress Make you more resilient Help you live longer   In fact, the impact of a positive...

Brain Essential Nutrients and Breakfast and Beyond

Nutrition is playing a crucial role in brain health, particularly in the areas of depression and dementia. Researchers are identifying key nutritional elements that play an important role in reducing depression and dementia risk and doctors are looking to implement...

Chartwell Hosts Cognitive Care Blueprint Workshop

Chartwell retirement residences focus on “Making Lives Better”.   As part of Chartwell’s commitment to brain health, they are hosting the Fit Minds Cognitive Care Blueprint Workshop.   The two-hour workshop will take place at the RA Centre...

Managing Dementia

Can you live with dementia? Can you manage its effects so that quality of life remains?   In the literature on dementia a new emphasis is beginning to emerge. The emphasis is on living with and managing the effects of dementia.   As the dementia drug trials...

Brain Health Week – Take Part [updated]

The month of March is home to Brain Health Week (March 13 – 17). Fit Minds is hosting a number of workshops in both Ottawa, ON and Tampa, FL. Check out the one nearest you. Ottawa, ON Nicole Scheidl  will be presenting the session: Living with Passion and...