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Session 2 - Challenge Your Brain


Just as physical activity improves your body's ability to function, studies show that keeping your brain active may help reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

In this session you’ll learn about the importance of challenging your brain every day to help maintain a healthy brain.  And you’ll practice “boosting” your brain with two FUN brain teaser activities!

Learning Objectives

When you have completed this session, you will be able to:

  • Describe how building and maintaining healthy brain connections help in reducing risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and maintaining quality of life when you have Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Identify strategies and activities you can use to challenge your brain on a daily basis to build and maintain healthy brain connections.

Session 2 includes the following parts:

Part 1:  Key Messages About Challenging Your Brain

Part 2:  Activities to Stimulate Your Brain

Part 3:  Brain Teaser Activity #1 (Easy)

Part 4:  Brain Teaser Activity #2 (Moderate)

Part 5:  My Personal Action Plan

Session Summary

Work through the various parts of the session at your leisure.  Move from one part to another at your own pace and in the order that makes sense to you, based on your own needs and interests.

Take time to visit the Discussion Forums, where you can post, in a common area, messages to all other community members.   It’s a place for you to interact with others and to discuss the topics and ideas introduced throughout this session. 

At any time, you may scroll to the Search bar at the top of the page and type a specific question or topic.


  • Introduction

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  • Part 1 - Key Messages About Challenging Your Brain

    Part 1
  • Part 2 - Activities to Stimulate Your Brain

    Part 2
  • Part 3 - Brain Teaser Activity #1 (Easy)

    Part 3
  • Part 4 - Brain Teaser Activity #2 (Moderate)

    Part 4
  • Part 5 - My Personal Action Plan

    Part 5
  • Summary


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