Your Brain Exercise of the Week ~ January 31st, 2022

Working on your cognition is an important part of keeping your mind sharp and maintaining independence. One way to target your cognitive skills is to complete one or both of the tasks below.

*Remember, for this cognitive activity to qualify as a brain fitness exercise, you should participate at a level that is challenging for you.



You have $50.00 available to spend to complete all of your errands. Estimate the cost of each item and add these together for the total.  Were you under or over your budget of $50.00?  If you were under, what amount of money would you have left to spend?  If you were over the $50.00 amount, by how much were you over?

You can download and print the exercise here.


Pick up anniversary card for a friend and wrapping paper for the gift;  buy razors and shaving cream; buy a gallon of milk and 4 stamps on your way home. 

If the exercise above feels too challenging, try this modification:

Read the list of words. Identify 1 similarity between the items in the list. 

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If you enjoyed this activity, consider ordering The BCAT® Working Memory Exercise Book-Home Edition for hours of additional cognitive exercises that will help to protect your brain health and promote cognitive functioning.