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Staying Sharp offers smart ways to boost brain health with inspiring and empowering information and tools based on the latest science.



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Brain Health Resources

Learn about the lifestyle behaviors and cognitive functions that impact brain health, including sleep, stress, nutrition, processing speed, sustained attention and memory. AARP members can:

  • Access our NEW exclusive guides. Staying at home can be stressful, and we're here to help you cope. The Brain Health Staycation guide introduces you to the six pillars of brain health with articles, videos and activities designed to help you stay engaged. The guide to Finding Your Calm offers ways to manage stress and sleep better with enticing articles, audio meditations, yoga videos and more.
  • Read or listen to articles with tips, and watch videos about how to protect and strengthen your brain.
  • Choose from over 150 activities that you can incorporate into your daily routine.
  • Explore recipes that will help nourish your brain.

Staying Sharp Challenges

New! These interactive, science-based challenges are designed to help you reach your brain health goals.  AARP members can: 

  • Learn about practical skills that support brain health.
  • Explore by playing digital exercises to practice your new skill
  • Apply your new skills by choosing related activities to incorporate into your day.

Learn more about the Everyday Reasoning Challenge
Learn more about the Is My Memory Normal Challenge

My Plan

Use My Plan to build your path to better brain health. AARP Members can:

  • Explore Staying Sharp to find articles, recipes, activities and Staying Sharp Challenges.
  • Choose what inspires you and add them to My Plan for quick reference.
  • Mark them complete when finished to track your progress.

Brain Health Assessment

AARP Member Price: A one-time purchase of $7 or redeem 9,000 AARP Rewards points.

Purchase the Brain Health Assessment to get personalized recommendations based on your results. You’ll take scientifically valid tests that measure five key brain functions and then answer lifestyle questions to get your results. Purchase the assessment so you can:

  • Get a snapshot of your brain performance and see how your lifestyle supports your brain health.
  • Learn what you can do every day to maintain your brain health and improve your scores.
  • Track your results and progress over time by taking the assessment every 90 days.

Brain Palette™
Use this tool to express how you’re feeling about your brain health with color.

Daily Puzzle
Have fun solving a unique puzzle every day. Anyone can view the puzzles, and only members can view the solution.

Play fun games to relax and relieve stress, including memory and word games.

Start exploring Staying Sharp today.