NOW You Can Protect and Even Improve Your Memory as You Age with Improving Memory, an online course from the experts at Harvard Medical School. One of the most common fears we all have as we grow older is losing our memory. In this fascinating course, you’ll get tools and techniques to protect your memory as well as 7 specific strategies to improve your memory.
You’ll discover that while our memories change as we age most “senior moments” we experience are normal and not signs of dementia. This entertaining, interactive course from experts at Harvard Medical School brings you the latest information on mind and memory.
With slides, quizzes, games and lively instruction you’ll learn how your memory works, the difference between short-term and long-term memory, how to increase your focus, why it can be difficult to recall certain types of information, and proven strategies for improving your memory no matter what your age.
You’ll find specific strategies for enhancing your memory, as well as tips for overcoming common memory lapses, including:
The best ways to remember where you put your keys, glasses, or other items you seem to always be searching for
3 ways to remember someone’s name — even if you’ve only met them once
How the “Look, Snap, Connect” technique can help you solidify memories
Why old-fashioned calendars and to-do lists are so effective
How yoga is shown to have a positive affect on memory
You’ll get life-changing tools and techniques to improve your memory, including 7 specific strategies from exercise (it seems to help people maintain higher levels of mental function for longer) to staying socially active, reducing stress, getting enough sleep, managing your health, maintaining a healthy weight, and more.
You’ll love this interactive course! You’ll get short quizzes that show what you’ve learned, downloadable puzzles to sharpen your memory, a complete memory tool kit, links to additional resources and so much more.
You can learn anytime, anywhere at your own pace. Harvard Health Publishing’s interactive Improving Memory online course lets you:
Learn from top experts at your convenience
Watch, pause, and watch again — whenever and wherever you want
Easily skip to slides and sections that interest you most
Take short quizzes to test your knowledge
Take the course as often as you want — it never expires
And much more!
(SOURCE: Harvard University)