Forgetful? Get a hobby!
Thu, 24 Oct 2013 15:27:44 GMT —
If you're of the baby boomer generation it could be easier than you think to stay sharp. How about a new hobby?
esearchers at the
University of Texas at Dallas recruited about 220 older adults. Some learned things that were new and complicated, while others did more familiar activities.
involved in the study committed to their routines for 15 hours a week for 3 months.
esearchers say the continuous mental work outs
helped baby boomers maintain healthy, fine tuned minds.
A couple examples? Photography, working out, painting even quilting all require focus and some activity. If you feel you need a group to do the activity stop by the Amarillo Citizens Association in downtown Amarillo. They have tons of activities daily that will be sure to keep you entertained and active!
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