Category Smile Brain

Dementia vs MCI

(photo by Neurology Advisor Contributing Writer via ) *above is 3 fMRI scans of the brain. It shows the difference in the activity in the brain of a person who has a normal brain, compared to someone who has MCI…

Radio Exercise

(photo by Maia Hall via ) Have you ever heard of rajio taisō, or also known as the Japanese radio exercise? Rajio taisō is a three-minute exercise of short circuit of dynamic stretches, joint mobility drills, and bodyweight exercises in…

Complimenting is amazing for the brain

(photo by Phillip Goodman via ) Have you ever gotten a compliment from a stranger? Even just a smile or a nice gesture? How did you feel? Do you still remember it to this day? Compliments are so powerful. They…

Happy News

We would like to officially announce our amazing news! 🎉 West Coast Healthy Memory Society has finally created an English Version of the Smile Brain Program. 🎉 The trial program will officially start July 7th from 10:00am-11:30am, continuing every Tuesday’s…

FC TRAINING

Periodically we offer the training course on brain exercise. Today five new facilitators are born. They are our future to expand the Smile Brain program. They learned about the basic principles and how to operate a brain exercise. They will…

Homework

The goals of the Smile Brain Program cannot remain within 90 minutes session. To keep repetition of brain movement and memory, we have to assign simple homework. All homework is able to do it at home. For example, the seniors…

After 1 year

What is the best way to measure our success in the Smile Brain Program? We have experimented with the Smile Brain Program for over a year. Thirty-six participants have joined it with joy. Here are some happy comments from some…

Facts on Dementia

Key statistics on dementia in Canada More than 419,000 of Canadians aged 65 years of age and older are living with diagnosed dementia 78,600 new cases of dementia in Canada are diagnosed per year among people aged 65 years of age…

Smile Brain Program

The 12 weeks, 90 min program will help to increase senior’s memory, self-confidence, and social connection with others. The Smile Brain program is: a way to bring people together = assurance, strength, and networking entertaining = fun and exciting helping…