Healthy Brain Aging Initiative

Healthy Brain Aging Initiative

Brain Health Across the Lifespan Brain fitness: a solution for healthy aging

The loss of brain health commonly associated with aging can be devastating. Beyond the personal toll on patients and their families, deteriorating cognitive and mental health affects all of us and represents a substantial challenge to our healthcare system and communities. Now is the time to change how science and society think about aging, cognitive and mental disease, focusing on what we are calling lifelong brain fitness.

Brain Health is a Journey That Begins at Birth

Brain health is both a biological issue and a social one — and something that should be addressed across the lifespan, says the longtime leader of UC Davis Health’s NIH designated Alzheimer’s Disease Center.

From Molecules to Minds

Vastly more advanced than any supercomputer, the complexity and versatility of the human brain is awe-inspiring.