Incorporating a brain fitness program and using a Wii is a great combination for healthy aging. Using Wii games promotes physical exercise and brain exercises together.
What does a this type of program involve
A brain fitness program involves stress reduction, good nutrition, variety in our everyday lives and physical exercise. Studies show that physical exercise promotes brain health. Physical exercise should be something fun, something you enjoy. If possible any physical exercise should be cardiovascular in nature. That is where the Wii games comes in, the Wii has programs that promote exercise and fun.(What’s up with that??
A fitness program for your brain should include introducing something new and challenging. The Wii has something for everyone at every level. In fact, one of the benefits of the Wii is it can increase the challenge level as your skills improve.
Brain exercises include trying something new and different often. Challenge a friend or one of your grand children to play with you, or even against you. A little competition gets the heart racing, the spirits up and encourages socialization and stronger relationships. This is another great reason to incorporate a Wii for a successful brain fitness program. Maintaining and developing relationships is another piece of a successful brain health puzzle.