Monday, August 31, 2015

Don't leave learning to the young. Older brains can grow, too.

"Just as physical activity is essential to maintaining a healthy body, challenging one’s brain, keeping it active, engaged, flexible and playful, is not only fun. It is essential to cognitive fitness" -- Dr. Oliver Sacks

The great neurologist, Oliver Sacks died Sunday at the age of 82. He was an inspiring doctor, scientist and author. He had such great compassion and empathy for those with brain injuries and disorders. Here is a link to an Op-Ed he wrote for the New York Times back in 2010.