How Using Your Computer Can Help Keep Your Mind Sharp

By November 9, 2013Technology for Seniors

November 9, 2013

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This is a terrific article about how the use of computers and technology can keep your mind sharp. It was published in the November 2013 Harvard Women’s Health Watch.

Click on the picture to the left to read the article in its entirety.

Some facts from the article:

  • Engaging in mentally stimulating activities – including computer use – can lesson our chances of developing Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of cognitive impairment
  • Computers can help you build social connections. Maintaining a robust social network helps prevent loneliness and appears to have a positive effect on mental function
  • 43% of Internet users ages 65 and older use social media, up from 13%% in 2009

CLICK HERE to read entire article.

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