Staying Sharp

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Trying to improve your memory? Hitting the gym for some strength training workouts can help — and it may not take as much time as you think.
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Want to help improve your memory? Engaging in regular workouts that get your heart pumping faster can help, research shows.
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As you contemplate ways to embrace a new you — a healthier and calmer version of yourself — consider how yoga can support this positive momentum.
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Looking for an effective and healthy way to improve your mood and get more energy? Doing regular workouts may be the answer.
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The Staying Sharp Power of Emotions Challenge explores responding to situations that trigger certain emotions and learning what to do when you need help.
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Cycling has soared in popularity during the pandemic, and research has found it can be good for both your brain and your body.
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If you want to get in shape, consider Pilates. The popular exercise program can improve flexibility and core strength — and it may even offer brain benefits.
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Stationary bikes offer multiple benefits for brain and body, including for older adults with arthritis, back pain and mobility issues.
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Staying Sharp’s Building Resilience Challenge offers practical techniques and tips on building resilience in the face of life stressors.
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A global pandemic significantly added more anxiety, depression, fatigue and loneliness to an already difficult task for caregivers, a study found.
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