brain training http://wrvo.org en Cross-train your brain to fight cognitive decline http://wrvo.org/post/cross-train-your-brain-fight-cognitive-decline <p>Moments of forgetfulness happen to everyone. Whether it’s losing your car keys or not remembering why you opened the refrigerator, it can be frustrating to blank out when trying to remember something. When those moments happen, it’s easy to attribute it to an aging mind. But forgetfulness doesn't have to be a symptom of encroaching old age. In fact, advances in science are enabling us to reclaim lost ground and even prevent loss of memory and function.</p><p>This week on <em>Take Care</em>, <a href="http://csde.washington.edu/people/interests.php?id=139">Dr. Sherry Willis</a>, discusses cognitive function and how older adults can keep their minds sharp. Willis is an adjunct research professor in the department of psychology at the University of Washington in Seattle.</p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Dr. Sherry Willis.</strong></p><p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 47505 at http://wrvo.org Cross-train your brain to fight cognitive decline