The Age-Proof Brain

The Age-Proof Brain: New Strategies to Improve Memory, Protect Immunity, and Fight Off Dementia
by: Marc Milstein, PhD

Reviewed by: Ralph Bender, MBA, CFP®

Medal Rating: Gold Medal




In “The Age-Proof Brain,” Marc Milstein provides an easy-reading yet highly informative guide to

maintaining a healthy and sharp mind throughout life. Milstein, a neuroscientist, skillfully combines the latest scientific research with practical advice, creating a comprehensive guide to cognitive well-being.

One of the book’s strengths is its accessibility. Milstein’s writing style is engaging and conversational, making complex concepts easy to understand. He also includes helpful summaries and “Brain Tips” throughout the book, reinforcing key takeaways.

Milstein covers many topics, from the importance of exercise and sleep to the benefits of social connection and lifelong learning. He also delves into specific strategies for improving memory and cognitive function, such as the clever trick of imagining writing someone’s name on their forehead to remember it better.

The book also offers valuable insights into the concept of wisdom, defining it as “empathy, compassion, emotional regulation, and self-reflection.” This broader perspective on cognitive health is both refreshing and inspiring.

“The Age-Proof Brain” is a must-read for anyone with a brain.

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