Tips to maintain your brain health post retirement – Hindustan Times

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Congratulations, you have successfully retired now but life after retirement will not be that easy as there are a host of health problems that strike you while you age and one such is diminishing cognitive health. You have heard it right! Memory problems are commonly seen in senior citizens but sweat not as we help you with some of the vital tips to improve your brain health post-retirement.
In an interview with HT Lifestyle, Dr Pavan Pai, Consultant Interventional Neurologist at Wockhardt Hospitals in Mumbai’s Mira Road, shared, “Life after retirement that is post 60 will not be easy. It is believed that when people retire their minds also retire. Cognitive decline in late adulthood to the reduction, inability in social engagements, and volunteering leads to poor mental well-being. A large number of people become forgetful as they become older. It’s completely normal to experience memory loss, sensory changes, and even trouble with problem-solving and decision-making. But those can also be the red flags of Alzheimer’s or dementia. It’s essential to consult the doctor if you’re worried about any new cognitive impairments. Furthermore, we help you with some foolproof tricks to maintain good brain health post-retirement.”
According to him, following are the ways you can ensure good brain health after retirement and lead a healthy life –