6 Tips to Keep Your Brain Healthy And Sharp as You Age

6 Tips to Keep Your Brain Healthy And Sharp as You Age

Clinical Editors: Megan Dodson, PA-C and James Carter, III, MD

When it comes to our health, we often focus on how our lifestyle contributes to building a strong heart, bones, and muscles. What we hear less about is our brain. Like with any part of the body, though, lifestyle plays a crucial role in the brain’s ability to function. While it’s true that the brain and mental function change with age, building healthy habits can help strengthen and protect your brain health as you get older. Here are a few simple ways to boost your brain health for the long term.