Top Video Games That Will Keep You Active

Have you been thinking about ways the whole family can stay active this season? Dust off your gaming platform and get moving with these action-packed video games. Aerobic Games Aerobic Games bring popular cardio classes right to your living room. They are a fun way to add in extra activity when you are short on time or space. Zumba Fitness Zumba has been a heart-pumping cardio option for years, and now you can bring the popular dance class to your living room. ESRB Rating: Everyone Platforms: Nintendo Wii (with Remote), PlayStation 3 (using PlayStation Move), Xbox 360 (with Kinect)             Just Dance 2022 Just Dance consists of choreographed workout dances to the latest chart-topping hits. You don’t need any extra controllers for your gaming console because you can use your smartphone as the controller. You [...]

Exercise Your Brain: Play Brain Games

Games like crosswords and Sudoku are increasingly gaining recognition as ways to protect your brain in older age. Although additional research is needed and a causal relationship hasn’t been established, older adults who regularly play number and word games have shown brain function up to a decade younger than their age on memory tests. Just like muscles, you can use or lose brain function! Brain exercise is an important part of a comprehensive wellness program. June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, a time to acknowledge a disease nearly six million Americans live with today. There is no known cure for Alzheimer’s Disease, but there are a few things you can do to reduce your risk. Try following the MIND Diet, an eating pattern rich in nutritious foods that can reduce Alzheimer’s risk by 53% when followed closely. Reaching a [...]