As adults begin to age, research shows declining ability in working memory, long-term memory, dual-tasking, task-switching, reasoning ability and executive and attentional control. An individual’s quality of life can be negatively impacted as daily activities such as driving, grocery shopping, and taking medications become more difficult.
Benefits of Neurofeedback for Conditions of Aging
Advances in technology and better understanding of the brain has revealed that there are things you can do to help strengthen your brain and experience more optimal brain functioning. Neurofeedback therapy is a powerful tool for reshaping brain networks and strengthening the brain. Neurofeedback training has the ability to target specific areas that need to be strengthened and improved.
Although it does not have the ability to reverse structural damage in the brain, it can strengthen and enhance parts of the brain that are still healthy and functioning to prevent further degradation and maximize function.
Unlike medication, neurofeedback causes minimal to no side effects. The most commonly reported side effect is a feeling of tiredness after a session.