For those of you who do Tai Chi - a study came out last week showing that it has potential to enhance cognitive function in older adults, particularly in the realm of executive functioning and in individuals without significant impairment. Great news! J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Jan 2. doi: 10.1111/jgs.12611. [Epub ahead of print]
Talking with Kids about the Boston Marathon Tragedy
Consider your young child’s need to know. My son is seven. Does he need to know about the death and injuries at the Boston Marathon today? Not really. Regardless of if your child does or does not know, turn off the television! The continuous news coverage isn’t healthy for adults, let alone children. The images are graphic and terrifying.
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