by Dan Lawler, Ph.D.

Most often wellness programs focus on improving employee fitness levels along with emphasizing good nutrition.  Seldom is any specific attention given to retaining and improving the functions of the brain.

“A life-long commitment to stimulating brain activity contributes to quality of life, especially in the later years. Exercises that promote brain health vary widely and include physical activities such as walking and intellectually stimulating activities. Among other benefits, brain exercise activities work to facilitate quick thinking, promote quick reflexes and develop better short- and long-term memory”. (Judy Al-Ahmary, eHow Contributor). Recently, health organizations are adding a new dimension to More >