mentally young

How to Remain Mentally Young

Old age is often associated with wisdom because of the vast number of things seniors have experienced. There’s a scientific explanation as to why our elderly loved ones always seem to have endless knowledge and give the best advice. According to neuroscientist Michael Merzenich, PhD, seniors have “millions and millions of little social scenarios and facts” recorded in their brains that can be recalled at any time, and “are much better synthesizer[s] and integrator[s] of that information.” However, many seniors fear that they will succumb to cognitive impairment and memory loss as they age. Today, 47.5 million people worldwide suffer…

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