Dr. Gary Small , from the UCLA Center on Aging, discussed the latest research on keeping  your brain health. Your brain is the operating system of your body. When protected, a ripple effect is created. With a sharp memory and positive outlook, you are more likely to take actions that contribute to overall health and longer life, such as watching what you eat, exercising, and staying attentive to other people, which strengthens your relationships.

Tips to keep your brain health and active include the following:
  • Brighten your outlook
  • Do more crossword puzzles
  • Be mindful
  • Maintain strong relationships
  • Combat brain clutter