Your brain is like any muscle, it needs to be exercised and it needs proper nutrients. You may be a whiz while watching Jeopardy, and read multiple books a month, but did you know what you eat also affects your brain?
Many may not know, that hearing loss isn't only directly related to your ears. Recent studies have found that as people get older, the parts of their brain that process speech slow down, and it becomes especially difficult to differentiate one voice in a noisy environment with another. New research suggests there may be a way to help older people hear better: brain training.
As we get older, our brain does too. Mental and cognitive decline is something many fear as they grow older. However, it's not entirely inevitable. There are some great ways you can reduce your risk of age-related memory loss.