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video games for seniors

Video games can help keep seniors sharp

Once upon a time, video games were considered child’s play. They were those electronic gadgets that little kids played, while older generations reminded those within earshot that, “Back when I was their age, we didn’t have any of that stuff…we went outside and played!” Like it or not, video games were not just a phase. They have improved drastically over the years and are now more popular than ever. The gamer demographic has also changed tremendously. Video games are no longer aimed solely...Read More

Staying sharp mentally as you age

Staying sharp mentally as you age

As we age, the body slowly breaks down, altering and reducing our physical abilities. Unfortunately, the mind also deteriorates over time. Our memories begin to fade; we don’t process information as quickly as we once did; perhaps we get confused fairly easily…we’re just not quite as sharp as we used to be. This isn’t referring to mind-related illnesses such as Alzheimer’s disease, but rather the typical effects of aging....Read More