The Science

Staying Sharp follows guidance from the Global Council on Brain Health (GCBH), which provides trusted information on how lifestyle may impact peoples’ brain health, along with recommendations which focus on peoples’ ability to think and reason as they age. Convened by AARP with support from Age UK, the GCBH is an independent collaborative of scientists, health professionals, scholars and policy experts from around the world who are working in areas of brain health related to human cognition.

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Staying Sharp’s Six Pillars of Brain Health

A healthy lifestyle helps you take control of brain health. Practice these six pillars of brain health and BE MORE.

Be Social

Engage Your Brain

Manage Stress

Ongoing Exercise

Restorative Sleep

Eat Right

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