The key to staying mentally sharp? You might be surprised

A recent study suggests doing this could help keep your mind sharp as you get older. Everybody wants to keep their wits about them as they age, but Sudoku and crossword puzzles may not be the best way to do it. According to U.S. News & World Report, a recent study suggests that keeping a busy schedule could offer more benefits to the brain than other “stay-sharp” methods. Scientists showed that older adults with a full schedule performed better on memory, information processing and reasoning tests. While keeping busy doesn’t necessarily make us smarter, scientists say, it could help prevent some of the mental fuzziness that develops with age. According to the study’s lead author, Sara Festini, a researcher at the Center for Vital Longevity at the University of Texas…


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