Brain Fitness Programs for Seniors Housing

The American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA) yesterday released a Special Issue Brief describing how brain fitness tools are being offered to seniors housing residents through wellness initiatives. The Brief was prepared for ASHA by Alvaro Fernandez, co-founder and CEO of SharpBrains.

This is another example of brain training, having achieved mainstream acceptance through solid research results, now entering mainstream establishments. In the press release, David Schless, ASHA’s President, notes, “It is particularly exciting to contemplate the enormous potential impact that computerized cognitive assessments and training can have for seniors housing residents.”

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The American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA) has just released an Special Issue Brief, titled Brain Fitness Centers in Senior Housing – A Field in the Making. We prepared it for their members, and it is now available for purchase

Brain Fitness Market Explosion – 5) Over 400 residential facilities for older adults have launched computerized “brain fitness centers.” Sales to the healthcare and insurance provider segment grew from $35 million in 2005 to an estimated $65 million in 2007. …

Computer program at the Gilbert Residence helps seniors get back … – Can we resharpen our mental tools? According to users of “Brain Fitness” the answer is yes. Susan L. Oppat of the Ann Arbor News brings us this interesting article on seniors engaged in a “digital rewiring” for mental acuity. …


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