Learn how to keep your brain active by doing these simple tips.

As time pass by and we enter another stage of life, more enriching than the previous one. Each
stage brings its own milestones, as we grow old, we forget to take care of ourselves but don’t
worry we have got a few tips to keep the brain active during these changes.
* Work out – This is one of the most basic things which one can do for their brain and
the body. 30 minute evening or morning walk inclusive of some stretching and meditative
exercise. Walking daily can result in improved blood circulation to the brain and a
healthy heart.
*Socialize – Being a member of different clubs or organization can uplift the mental
well-being during old age, being involved in a social groups and community projects
gives a sense of inclusion with the society. Meeting old friends or acquaintances can
improve the happiness hormone in the body according to research. “The more social
connections someone has, the better they are at preserving mental function and memory,”
(Turner, n.d.).
Social interaction also helps memory as it helps your mood.”
*Do art – research have shown that doing art relaxes the mind, body and brain, which in
turn promotes creativity and exploration. Doing art once a day can help in channelizing
emotions and feeling, also it can be a great exercise to focus on preserving your gross and
fine motor skills.
*Cognitive activities – cognitive activities are those which challenges the brain to
work and solve different problems using different skills. Activities such as puzzle,
building block, maze, Sudoku, find the difference, vocabulary etc., come under cognitive
activity. They help in restoring and preventing the loss of the skills you have already
acquired throughout the course of life.
* Find a hobby – having a hobby during old age can really upgrade the experience of
that stage of live. These hobbies could be anything such as singing, dancing, painting,
traveling, reading, any sports, or something you couldn’t pursue when you were young.

You can have multiple hobbies and focus on maintaining each one of them. Having a
hobby can also provide with sense of purpose or accomplishment during old age.

Echoing Healthy Ageing offers Cognitive stimulation activities for Group of Seniors in Mumbai
through its Mumbai Memory Café event. Mumbai Memory Café is a Group therapy session for
Seniors. It provides Cognitive stimulation therapy through Art, music therapy. Session will
be facilitated by Elder care specialist therapist. All Seniors with a family member
or caregivers are welcome to attend the event.

Contact : 9167613665