Posted: Friday, September 29, 2017
Residents find creativity, connections and calm through music
Music is the only kind of sensory input that lights up all parts of the brain at the same time.
“Because of that, when we’re involved in listening to or creating music, we’re able to access memories and our motor cortex, which controls our voluntary movements,” says Sara Miller, music therapist at Ingleside at King Farm. “It’s a unique way of approaching wellness.” Read Full Entry
Posted: Friday, September 1, 2017
Exercise tops in keeping brains healthy
Could you lower your risk for Alzheimer’s disease by exercising regularly? Recent research suggests it’s possible.
Increasingly, lifestyle factors are being studied to see how lifestyle changes affect the brain and may contribute to preventing dementia. Many researchers think that regular exercise is the No. 1 factor in preserving brain function.Read Full Entry