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Can’t Fall Asleep? Try Wearing Sunglasses at Night, Say Researchers

Can’t Fall Asleep? Try Wearing Sunglasses at Night, Say Researchers

In this CBC article, Dr. Glenn Landry and Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose discuss how wearing sunglasses at night can improve sleep! Read more here!

Sleep and the Senior’s Brain

Sleep and the Senior’s Brain

Our very own Glenn Landry is on CBC! In this segment, two seniors talk about how they’re trying to improve their sleep, and Glenn looks into the connection between prolonged sleep deprivation and dementia. Check it out here! And the whole series here!

Circuit Train Your Brain

Circuit Train Your Brain

We all know exercise is good for us, so what can we do and how will it help? This article not only features our Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose, but it also discusses a variety of workouts! Read more about it here!

Global Council on Brain Health

Global Council on Brain Health

Check out this link for more information on the Global Council on Brain Health, here! During the summer of 2016, the GCBH Governance Committee approved the following recommendations on physical activity and brain health for people as they age. Be sure to click on the link to read more!

Significant Drop In Walking Speed Predicts Future Cognitive Decline In Older Adults

Significant Drop In Walking Speed Predicts Future Cognitive Decline In Older Adults

What does walking speed have to do with cognitive function? Our own Dr. John Best is featured in this article and explains more here!

Getting More ZZZs

Getting More ZZZs

Having trouble sleeping at night? Wondering if taking naps is harmful or beneficial? Our sleep expert Dr. Glenn Landry explains it all in this article here!

Ask an Expert: I’m Too Busy to Sleep! How Does Losing Sleep Affect My Brainpower?

Ask an Expert: I’m Too Busy to Sleep! How Does Losing Sleep Affect My Brainpower?

VCHRI featured Dr. Glenn Landry in their news article! Read this Q&A to find out more about the importance of sleep and how we can improve our situations here!

The World of Science: Scientists Analyze the Training Boom

The World of Science: Scientists Analyze the Training Boom

This Swedish show featured our own Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose in “The World of Science”! The show combines her explanation of exercise benefits with other research testing out new gadgets. Watch it here!

Weight-Lifting is Good For the Aging Brain

Weight-Lifting is Good For the Aging Brain

CBC Radio did an interview with Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose! This nine-minute audio clip explains the study done on weight-training and the results. Click here to hear more!

Weight Training and Aerobic Exercise Linked to Better Brain Health: Study

Weight Training and Aerobic Exercise Linked to Better Brain Health: Study

Check out this post on The Globe and Mail! This article explains some details for why weight training can benefit the brain! Click here to read more!