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Brain Health Advisory

Brain Health Advisory

Did you know? Up to 40% of the lifetime risk factors for dementia can be potentially reduced.

Evidence shows that people who stay active, connected and keep learning new things are less likely to develop dementia.  And for people living with the early stages of dementia, brain health activities may help slow down the progression.

What can you do to prevent or slow down the progression of dementia?

What is good for your heart is good for your brain. Research has shown that there is a relation between heart health and brain health. A healthy cardiovascular health is associated with a lower risk of dementia,

Source: Dementia Australia

Physical activities help increase blood flow to the brain, therefore, reduces the risk of developing dementia.

Source: Dementia Australia

Mentally stimulating activities such as puzzles, crosswords, and learning new skills can help reduce the risk of developing dementia. These activities help to build new brain cells and strengthen connections between them.

Source: Dementia Australia

A well-balanced diet is associated with lower risk of dementia. Include fruits, vegetables, legumes, lean meat and grains in your daily diet can help strengthen your brain.

Source: Dementia Australia

Depression is often associated with an increased risk of dementia. Regular social interaction can help strengthen your brain health.

Source: Dementia Australia

ACH Group’s Brain Health Advisory can help.

You can have confidence in our experienced and skilled Occupational Therapists to help you keep your brain healthy and identify if there is any cause for concern.

Our Occupational Therapists will support you with;

  • Tips for staying healthy and reducing your dementia risk
  • Advice on how to make the most of your memory
  • Identifying where there might be cause for concern and the steps to take
  • How to discuss concerns with your family or GP
  • Planning for the future
  • Referral to specialist support services if you need
  • Personalised recommendations to improved brain health.
Want to find out more?

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