Whatever age you are being mentally fit is as important as keeping your body in top condition. Here are some links to articles on the internet that might help you to find ways to keep your mind active and healthy and help others you care for.
NHS Choices – Keep your brain active
AgeUK – Healthy living for older people – staying active
Alzheimer’s Society – Staying involved and active
The Times – Exercise is essential to grow back your brain (newspaper article)
The Guardian – How to keep your brain healthy (newspaper article)
Express – Keeping the mind active could protect against Alzheimers (newspaper article)
Mail Online – Hobbies can boost our brain power (newspaper article)
If you can’t easily get out of the house then find out here what is on offer locally to keep you in touch with what is going on.
Organisations like the Bromley District Talking News – a free weekly digest of local news, comment, interesting articles, what’s on and useful information designed to keep you fully informed about what is happening in your local community.
The University of the Third Age (U3A) has two branches in Bromley and Orpington anyone who is retired. There are endless interest groups and activities and you can join as many as you wish.