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HHS ACL has gathered information from leading research groups, advocacy organizations and health agencies to offer you valuable brain health resources. What is Brain Health? used the following resources when developing content for this website:

  1. CDC. "Promoting Brain Health: Be a Champion! Make a Difference Today!" (n.d.): n. pag. Centers for Disease Control. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Feb. 2011. Web. Opens CDC "Promoting Brain Health" PDF in a new window
  2. “Healthy Brain Initiative." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 01 Apr. 2014. Web. Opens the CSC "Healthy Btain Initiative" link in a new window
  3. APA Office on Aging, APA Committee on Aging, and Elizabeth Vierck. "Normal Aging." SpringerReference (2011): n. pag. Memory and Aging. APA. Web. Opens the APA "Normal Aging" PDF in a new window
  4. "Your Aging Brain: What's Normal, What's Not." Health After 50. Scientific American, Remedy Health Media, 29 Mar. 2010. Web. Opens the Health After 50 "Your Aging Brain" link in a new window   (Source used for all points in “The Changing Brain” carousel)
  5. Fischer, Mary A. "6 Types of Normal Memory Lapses: How to Minimize Those Senior Moments." AARP 1 Aug. 2012: 36-29. Print. (Source used for all points in “Fact or Fiction” quiz)
  6. Eldercare Locator, n.d. Brain Health: You Can Make a Difference. Eldercare Locator, 2009. Web. Opens the Eldercare "Brain Health: You Can Make a Difference" link in a new window  (Source used for all points in “Supporting Your Brain Health” tips)