Aging Well – Finding Your Definition

Aging Well – Finding Your Definition

Can you define a “well-aged” wine or cheese? Easy? How about a “well-aged” life? That becomes a little more difficult! Setting Standards Medical science gives us various ‘aging well’ standards. Some standards emphasize physical ability. Others...
Aging Well – Doing It Together

Aging Well – Doing It Together

As the year begins, I want to ask you a question. What are your views on aging? This year I want to explore what it means to age well. I also want to offer positive things you can do to improve your experience of aging. We all do it – so let’s do it well...
Brain Health and the Power of a Positive Attitude

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 attitude has...
Brain Health – Check Up from the Neck Up

Brain Health – Check Up from the Neck Up

These times are certainly challenging but I find it helpful for my mental resilience to continue to set goals and move forward. Set Goals Every quarter I think it is a great time to set some new goals. At Fit Minds we like to do a Check Up from the Neck Up to set...
Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Brain Health

Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Brain Health

Omega-3 fatty acids are important for improving brain health. Research is showing that specific nutrients can affect the way our brain functions and the emotions we feel. Nutrition can impact our mood and outlook. Scientist have been working on outlining important...
Dementia and Sleep – Nine Things You Can Do To Improve Sleep

Dementia and Sleep – Nine Things You Can Do To Improve Sleep

It’s very common for individuals suffering from dementia to have trouble sleeping. What we don’t know is which comes first. Does dementia lead to disrupted sleep patterns? Or do disrupted sleep patterns have an impact on the progression of dementia? It is...