What Is Staying Sharp?
Staying Sharp is a program that shows you how to incorporate the six pillars of brain health into your daily life. The pillars follow guidance from the Global Council on Brain Health whose goal is to provide simple steps people can take every day to learn about their brains and live life to the fullest.
What Do I Get?
Discover content that explores both lifestyle and various aspects of brain health. Take a Staying Sharp Challenge, incorporate activities into your daily life, read articles, watch videos, try new recipes and play fun games.
Brain Health Assessment
Get a baseline score, learn about brain-friendly habits and take the assessment every 90 days to track progress. Developed by scientists, used by physicians, and offered by AARP for 9,000 AARP Rewards points or a one-time purchase of $14.
Our fun and interactive challenges focus on areas of brain health — memory, focus, problem-solving — and present the latest science and how to apply it to your daily life.
Learn how a healthy lifestyle protects the brain with videos about social connections, engaging your brain, stress, exercise, sleep and eating right. Plus, enjoy Denise Austin exercise videos and meditations.
Staying Sharp Mobile App
Whether you are on the go or at home, the app leads you through interactive challenges on memory, problem-solving and more.
Weight Loss After 50
It’s no secret that our bodies change as we age. This eight-week challenge, based on the Whole Body Reset book, will explore how that works.
AARP's Staying Sharp has received industry recognition in multiple national award competitions, receiving accolades for videos, interactive content and site design.
Start exploring Staying Sharp today.