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Puzzles

Puzzles of all types are great for exercising the brain when you retire. Nothing is better than a good puzzle game.

Crossword puzzles are particularly good for the brain. They involve memory and deduction, as well as relationships between words. It is the memory functions that are very beneficial.

Other popular puzzles such as Sudoku, word finders, and cryptograms are good retirement activities too. Cryptograms and Sudoku are particularly good as they involve memory, and deduction. You should try to pick a puzzle that forces you to remember actions that you have already tried.

Again, if you think of your brain as a muscle that needs to exercise, then it is easy to believe that puzzles are good medicine.

Riddles, anagrams and logic puzzles are great too. Just make time to try them. It can add years of enjoyment to your life!

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