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Brain Health Expert Says OASIS Promotes Brain Fitness
Date:5/26/2010

Dr. Paul Nussbaum, internationally known clinical neuropsychologist who specializes in aging across the lifespan and brain health, recently identified OASIS a “health-promoting activity.”

(Vocus) -- OASIS offers adults age 50 and over opportunities to challenge the mind, improve health, connect with others, build skills and serve the community. For over 25 years, OASIS has taken the guesswork out of mind and body fitness. And it hasn’t gone unnoticed.

Dr. Paul Nussbaum, internationally known clinical neuropsychologist who specializes in aging across the lifespan and brain health, recently identified OASIS a “health-promoting activity.”

A proactive brain health lifestyle builds brain reserves, says Dr. Nussbaum. Brain reserves refers to a buildup of brain cell connections that serves to help the brain in the battle of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s.

“I would argue in front of policymakers that we should have OASIS as a prescription, an option, for people who are interested in brain health,” adds Dr. Nussbaum, “because really, with what’s going on in OASIS, with the wonderful, healthy, stimulating activities, you’re building brain reserves.”

Nussbaum identifies five critical areas of brain health: socialization, physical activity, mental stimulation, spirituality, and nutrition.
   
“Each is equally important,” adds Nussbaum, “as they reflect the fact that we are integrated and complex organisms and we do not function optimally in a fragmented manner.”

Reflecting on what that means to the 50 and over adult, Marcia Kerz, president, The OASIS Institute, talks about the tried and true programs of OASIS.

“Our evidence based programming, continual program evaluation and participant surveys help us
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