Brain News You Can Use | May 2017

Our Top Picks That Caught Our Eye Recently:

1st Woman to Officially Run the Boston Marathon does it again – 50 Years Later | Kathrine Switzer ran in same bib number an official tried to rip off her in 1967. | (Source: CNN | Author: Emanuella Grinberg).

Cerebral Small Vessel Disease: What Do We Know & What to Do | This article is about the most common aging brain problem that you may have never heard of. | (Source: Better Health While Aging | Author: Leslie Kerni).

Many Exercise Options are Tied to Better Brain Function | Older adults who to get moving to help boost their brain function have a wide variety of workouts to choose from. | (Source: Reuters Health | Author: Lisa Rapaport).

The Joy of Learning to Plan an Instrument Later in Life | More people in their 50s and 60s are finding that taking up a musical instrument or singing improves their lives in so many ways. (Source: Wall Street Journal| Author: Diane Cole).

Training Your Brain So You Don’t Need Reading Glasses | By middle age the lenses in your eye harden, becoming less flexible. (Source: The New York Times | Author:  Austin Frakt).