- TRUE or FALSE – Once we reach maturity, our brain has fully developed and does not grow any further. Answer: False - The brain, like every other organ, has the capacity to change, grow and heal itself—this is known as “brain elasticity.”
- TRUE or FALSE – Everyone can benefit from learning to do something they’ve never done before—regardless of age. Answer: True – You CAN teach an old dog new tricks ... it’s just that an old dog can’t learn as easily as a young dog.
- What is one of the first senses to be affected by Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) - sight, hearing, taste, smell or balance? Answer: Smell - The neurons responsible for scent are similar to the neurons damaged in AD, and are therefore affected early.
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