Connected for Life Now Features HAPPYneuron Vital Games

Seniors Now Have Access to Brain Fitness Games for Cognitive Health
By: Dan Dunlop
April 6, 2011 - PRLog -- Chapel Hill, N.C. – Family Health Network is proud to announce that its Connected for Life online program will now feature HAPPYneuron, Inc.’s Vital Games which are specifically designed for brain fitness for seniors.  Seniors who are part of the program will now be able to maintain their cognitive health and increase their cognitive reserve by exercising their minds with HAPPYneuron’s Vital Games.  The ultimate goal is to enable these seniors to live healthier and more vital independent lives.

"Engaging in a brain healthy lifestyle has been clinically proven to defer the symptoms of brain decline, dementia and Alzheimers,” said HAPPYneuron CEO Laura Fay.  “Regular brain exercise is critical for seniors to age well and live independently as long as possible.  Not only does this benefit older family members, but also their caregivers, both emotionally and financially.  It allows more engaged time for birthdays, holidays, and other special family moments to be shared.”

The Connected for Life program will provide seniors access to more than 20 of HAPPYneuron’s Vital brain games for seniors.  Each game is scientifically designed to target one or more of the 5 major cognitive functions of memory, language, attention, visual spatial skills and executive function.  As seen with the Connected for Life program, the Vital games are specifically designed with seniors in mind.  The games feature large buttons for visual ease.  The games also help to encourage seniors to finish the activity by having no time limits and providing helpful hints and tips.

“HAPPYneuron is renowned for their work and research in the area of cognitive health,” said CEO of Family Health Network, Harry Bailes.  “Now, in addition to connecting seniors with family members and caregivers, we can offer them access to HAPPYneuron’s Vital games that are educational and entertaining – the perfect combination to keep seniors engaged in a cognitive workout while in the comfort of their own homes.”

The HAPPYneuron brain fitness programs help seniors to minimize the natural effects of brain aging by maximizing the brain's natural capacity to learn and its ability to adapt to new information.  The programs were scientifically designed and developed by internationally known neurologist and neuropsychologist Bernard Croisile, M.D., Ph.D.  In addition to the general body of brain research completed by its scientific team, HAPPYneuron has partnered with several independent research institutions to validate have the effectiveness of their brain training programs.

HAPPYneuron’s Vital games are currently offered at no additional cost to the $39.95 base monthly fee for the Connected for Life program.  For more information about the Connected for Life program, please visit

About HAPPYneuron, Inc.
A pioneer in brain training and rehabilitation solutions, HAPPYneuron offers a broad range of scientifically validated, personalized programs in multi-media formats for children, adults and seniors. HAPPYneuron was co-founded by internationally acclaimed and award winning neurologist, Bernard Croisile, MD PhD, and is dedicated to improving cognitive health through evidence based products for individuals and cognitive therapy professionals worldwide. HAPPYneuron is a majority owned subsidiary of Scientific Brain Training (NYSE Euronext: MLSBT). To learn more about HAPPYneuron, Inc. visit

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About Family Health Network
Family Health Network’s Connected for Life online program breaks down longstanding barriers to technology use by seniors and enables communication with friends, family members, caregivers and healthcare professionals. Seniors using the technology have found the program to be empowering, opening up new worlds and giving them unprecedented access to their care circle, their church, their community, and the world.

Connected for Life allows family members and health care professionals to remotely monitor, record, and track a senior’s health status and medications on a daily basis. By providing real-time information, sharing with caregivers and healthcare providers, this low cost program allows seniors to maintain their independence, relieves stress of caregivers, lowers the cost of care, and improves quality of life. Connected for Life holds the promise to be the centerpiece of a next generation of care for our rapidly aging society.
Source:Dan Dunlop
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