When you go for a check-up, does your doctor ask you if you’ve been exercising regularly? We all know that if you don’t exercise your body's muscles with weights and cardio you run the risk of ill health. As the saying goes, “If you don’t use it, you will probably lose it.” But what about one of the biggest muscles in the body? Did the doctor ask you if you’ve read any good books, finished any crosswords, or penned a poem lately?
As we age, many people stop a daily regiment of brain exercises. We tend to watch more TV, spend time alone, and eat more comfort food instead of challenging ourselves. Don’t forget the importance of daily Brain Fitness. Use it or Lose it!
To learn about the many little things we can do every day to exercise our brain, join us on any Danbury Facebook page on March 9 at 3 pm as Bob Pontius, MA, CDP teaches “Calisthenics for the Cerebellum: Brain Fitness for those over 65.”