October EFAP News: Brain Health
There are certain lifestyle habits — such as exercising, consuming a nutritious diet, and staying socially active — that can potentially improve your health as you age. Science suggests that adopting these behaviors can support brain health as well. It’s never too late, or too soon, to make changes to reduce your risk of cognitive decline.
LifeScope can help with:
- Articles and tips on aging and brain health
- Audio on the causes of memory loss
- Resource links to the Alzheimer’s Association and Administration on Aging
- Health and wellness resources and referrals
- 24/7 access to confidential counseling support
FREE WEBINAR: KNOW THE 10 SIGNS
Tues, Oct 20th at 12pm ET/9am PT & 2pm ET/11am PT
Presented by the National Alzheimer’s Association, this webinar will educate you on the 10 early warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease, the differences between age-related memory lapses, and the signs of dementia. To register, log on to www.LifeScopeEAP.com with your institution username and password. In the middle of the homepage, click on ‘Online Seminars’ then “Know the 10 Signs.” If you are unable to attend, look for the archived webinar under Online Seminars, approximately 7-10 days after the live presentation.
PROTECT YOUR BRAIN
October Tips for Taking Action
You may also be interested in viewing the following tip sheets, which can be found by logging on to www.LifeScopeEAP.com with your insitution username and password, and clicking on the ‘Monthly Communications’ button on the top left corner of the homepage.
“Improving Your Memory”- How does your brain handle all the data it receives? Is it possible to make your memory more reliable? Read this article for tips on how to effectively store and retrieve information.
“Keeping Your Brain Active”- Intellectual stimulation, as well as social interaction, can help keep your brain healthy and even lower the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Read this article to learn about factors that contribute to Alzheimer’s, and ways you can keep your mind sharp.
“What Can You Do to Protect Your Brain?”- Diet, sleep, exercise, and social engagement can help or harm your brain-depending on how much or how little you get of each. Read this article to learn what you can do, starting today, to keep your mind healthy and active.
The October Calendar, Poster/Webinar Promo, and Spanish Language Poster can also be accessed on the member website by clicking on the ‘Monthly Communications’ button on the top left corner of the homepage.
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