cognitive and brain fitness

Technology to help retain or improve cognitive health, including brain fitness, video games for boomers and seniors

A Workout for your brain, on your smartphone

Brain-training on smartphones.

06/13/2013

ACS Exhibits PEAT™ with Real Time Biofeedback from AFrame Digital’s Heart Rate Wrist Monitor at ATA 2012

04/30/2012

Attention Control Systems (BrainAid.com) is exhibiting its Planning and Execution Assistant and Trainer -- PEAT™ handheld computer system at ATA 2012, the annual meeting and exhibition of the American Telemedicine Association held at the San Jose Civic Center and Convention Center from April 29 – May 1. PEAT is a unique Android-based application that aids individuals with memory, attention and cognitive disorders. >>> Read more . . .

When Gaming is Good for You

Study: People who played action-based video and computer games made decisions 25% faster than others without sacrificing accuracy.

03/06/2012

New fitness center helps exercise your intellect

10/28/2011

After those grade school and university days are done, many people drop the brain barbell.

But no one sets out to soften their muscles, especially their intellect.

Cindi Ryerson opened the Millennium Cognitive Cafe on Oct. 20, as a unique brain fitness center in Bonita Springs, to keep that noggin strong from your mid-40s on through retirement. There is no proven way to prevent Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, but keeping active physically, socially and mentally may reduce the risk. >>> Read more . . .

Is this your brain on retirement?

Retiring may slow mental ability.

05/04/2011

This year, change your mind

Oliver Sacks -- on learning new skills to keep changing your brain.

01/01/2011

How doing puzzles can keep seniors sharp

Great headline, but the article says, maybe not.

12/08/2010

Taking early retirement may retire memory

Study showed that retiring may have a negative effect on memory.
 

10/10/2010

Situation critical: Seniors will outnumber children in Ontario

Revamping nursing homes -- adding music, strength training, computers, cognitive fitness -- to appeal to an aging population.

06/19/2010

Dakim releases new brain fitness software for people over 60

06/11/2010

Santa Monica (June 11, 2010) –In response to the growing number of individuals concerned about maintaining their brain health and fighting the threat of dementia, Dakim, Inc. a leader in the development and marketing of computer-based brain fitness products announced today that its Dakim BrainFitness Software, the first brain fitness software created specifically for people over age 60, is now available for sale via a select group of retailers as well as on its own website. >>> Read more . . .

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