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Increase Mental Clarity & Concentration – Keeps the Mind Alert
Here are a few tips that help seniors in New Jersey maintain a sharp brain:
â€¢Â Play pool/billiards â€“ engaging in an activity of this type requires you to plan and create a strategy. It also requires you to ignore environmental distractions, and incorporates aspects of physics and geometry, though itâ€™s use of angles and shapes.
â€¢Â Play chess or cards â€“ youâ€™ll be required to use your memory for recall, and also benefit from the social aspects of playing with a friend
â€¢Â Sign up for an informative newsletter â€“ as long as the topic has some element of education, for example â€œworld of the dayâ€, â€œquote of the dayâ€ or â€œthis day in historyâ€ there are benefits to the mind. The mental stimulation increases your comprehension skills and adds to your knowledge
â€¢Â Learn something new â€“ take a class, learn to cook or register for a new activity. Your mind benefits from the retention skills and memorization that are involved
â€¢Â Speak a foreign language â€“ learning a new language and engaging in conversation, watching TV, or reading that requires your new skill keeps your brain flexible