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Your Brain Exercise of the Week ~ October 3, 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 are going on a weekend trip to visit your grandchildren. Generate a short list of what you would like to bring with you. You will have to carry your own luggage so limit the items you bring to those that would fit in a medium size bag.

Make 2 lists of items you would take on the weekend trip. The first list should contain necessities or items you must have with you (example: medications). The second list can contain items you would like to have but are not necessary (example: extra snacks).  


If the exercise above feels too challenging, try this modification:
Write down 5 things that you would take on weekend trip to visit your grandchildren.

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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.