Successful Aging and Enrichment (SAGE) Study: Effects of environmental stimulation on cognitive health and neural plasticity
The goal of the SAGE study is to identify factors that promote cognitive and brain health in older adults. This will be accomplished through examining the impact of 4 different training programs. Two programs involve cognitive training, one involves training in mindfulness (awareness), and one involves physical training.
The investigation will compare the effects of different types of structured physical or mental stimulation over a 5 week training period on the following: