Defining Optimal Brain Health in Adults
Published: September 07, 2017
- Healthy cognitive functioning is an important part of aging and predicts quality of life, functional independence, and risk of institutionalization.
- Our advanced understanding of the role of cardiovascular (CV) risks has shown them to be closely associated with cognitive impairment and dementia.
- This AHA Presidential Advisory explores those factors that contribute to maintaining healthy brain function and recommends the AHA Life’s Simple 7 as a tool to maximize personal efforts to maintain brain health.
- Commentary: Optimal Cardiovascular Health and a Healthy Brain by Joseph P. Broderick, MD
- Top Things to Know: Defining Optimal Brain Health in Adults
- AHA News: As brain problems increase, experts offer advice to keep yours healthy
- News Release: AHA/ASA Presidential Advisory: Seven steps to keep your brain healthy from childhood to old age