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...

Reduce Stress With These Ten Tips

Recent research has shown that chronic stress can lead to heart attacks and strokes. Quite literally, stress can kill you. Layer on top of that the fact that 70% of caregivers over 70 die before the individual they are caring for. This leads to the conclusion...

How Healthy Is Your Social Network?

Did you know that a poor or limited social network increases the risk of dementia by 60%?  That number should you make you stop and think about your own social network. And if you care for or have someone in your life who suffers from dementia, you need to think about...

Brain Health – Explore the Possibilities

We are celebrating International Active Aging Week from the 25th of September to October 1st. Come join us! To celebrate this week, we are co-hosting six seminars throughout Ottawa, Ontario and offering a Wednesday evening online webinar for those of you who...

Brain Essential Nutrients and Breakfast

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.   Scientists have been working on a...

The Brain Health Lifestyle

The Brain Health Lifestyle® (a term coined by Dr. Paul Nussbaum) has five components – physical activity, mental stimulation, socialization, nutrition and spirituality. Each of these areas plays a vital role in maintaining a healthy brain. If you want to build a...