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Keep Your Brain Stronger for Longer : 201 Brain Exercises for People With Mild Cognitive Impairment

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Start Exercising Your Brain Now: 201 Word and Number Exercises to Challenge Your Memory, Reasoning, Visual-Spatial Skills, Vocabulary, and More!Keep your brain active, even with MCI. For adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment, brain exercises are the best way to stay sharp and delay the onset of dementia. That’s why cognitive specialist Dr. Tonia Vojtkofsky tailored this fun workbook specifically for people with MCI. It’s the first of its kind!
    Find a word that meets the definition and contains the letters “CAN”
  1. Truthful; straightforward; frank
  2. A brown nut with an edible kernel
  3. A cylinder black of wax with a wick
    Pick the one statement that is correct:UWYVX
  1. V is right of X.
  2. W is right of V.
  3. V is between U and Y.
  4. Y is right of W.
    Find and complete the pattern:
  1. 5, 8, 12, 17, 23, _____, _____, _____, _____.
  2. 14, 56, 224, 896, _____, _____, _____, _____.
  3. 5, 15, 30, 90, 180 _____, _____, _____, _____.
Plus: Complete the word, image recall, determine the order, matching, true or false, logic problems, decode using clues, trivia, discover the pattern, word mazes, and math games.“The idea for the book originated from my need to provide appropriate brain exercises for my clients who have MCI. All of the brain-exercise books on the market today are for people with no cognitive impairment and therefore were too hard for my clients. I knew that I had to provide something for this underserved population.”—Dr. Tonia Vojtkofsky
According to research by the Mayo Clinic, about 7 percent of adults between ages 70 and 89 develop Mild Cognitive Impairment every year. Characterized by memory loss and decreased ability to learn, MCI is a strong predictor of Alzheimer?s disease and related dementias. But it is never too late?or too early?to take action against cognitive decline?including exercising the brain to keep it stronger for longer. Now Dr. Tonia Vojtkofsky, a sought-after specialist on MCI and Alzheimer?s, presents 201 word and number exercises optimized for people with MCI?challenging, but still do-able:
  • Complete-the-word puzzles and searches
  • Logic problems and sequencing puzzles
  • Discover-the-pattern exercises, and much more.
Each exercise notes the primary ability it targets (e.g., memory, language, executive functioning, calculation), and most exercises target more than one!
Number of Pages: 281
Genre: Self Improvement, Health + Wellness
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Workman Pub Co
Author: Tonia Vojtkofsky
Language: English
Street Date: July 28, 2015
TCIN: 16893883
UPC: 9781615192625
Item Number (DPCI): 247-42-3298
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