'Winter Brain Fog Is Real. Here’s How to Beat It'

It's pertinent advice for us oldsters from Silver Sneakers:

It’s no secret that most people feel like hibernating in the winter, but new research reveals your memory may actually go into hiding during the colder months.

A 2018 study from Columbia University found memory and concentration peak in the late summer months for adults in their 70s, 80s, and 90s, including those with Alzheimer’s disease.

The flip side: Cognitive performance declines during winter and early spring, with study participants functioning as if they were four years older, compared with cognitive performance during summer.

Read more to find ways to combat the brain fog, such as "Sniff Some Rosemary Oil."



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  • Thanks, Dennis. I'm not at the target age yet, but this is still useful and smart.

  • Excellent post, thank you! "Rosemary for remembrance," they say.

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