New Year means new resolutions, a new hobby, and new books to read in 2022. For those in senior housing, January is a great time of the year to start your new reading lists.
This year, tons of exciting new books are set to release. Be ready to spend more hours turning one page after another as you immerse in to new stories.
Why Reading is Good for the Brain
Constant reading shows to increase brain connectivity and strength according to past studies.
Using brain scans, researchers noticed that the circuits and signals in the brain get stronger throughout the reading period and the days beyond that.
Also, scientists believe that reading protects cognitive function and reduces age-related psychological decline.
In addition, researchers have found that reading at least 30 minutes can reduce any emotional and physical stress. However, reading the news can be stressful. So, adults in senior housing can opt to read novels, magazines, and short stories.
Reading regularly can also lead to improved memory and concentration. Reading is a form of exercise that aids in memory functioning, recall memory, and knowledge.
Lastly, regular reading may help you live longer. Based on a study published in 2017, it is said that reading is associated with a 20% reduction in risk of mortality.
List of New Books for 2022
(Dis)connected: How To Stay Human In An Online World
The book written by Emma Gannon will be out this January 13, 2022. The book discusses how to stay human amongst the wide popularity of the Internet and social media.
With the world adapting to the new normal, Internet has become a necessity for work, school, entertainment, and anything you can think of.
(Dis) connected will help you get back on track and stay in touch with your human side even with humans being dependent on the Internet.
Wolfskin, written by Lara Moreno, is another book to look forward to this January 2022 which talks about sisterhood, sexuality, family, and power.
The story revolves around the two sisters who’s been reunited and have no choice but to face the reality of their lives and their past.
The Paris Apartment
If you are looking for thrill and mystery, this book by Lucy Foley will keep you hooked after just reading a few pages.
This is available for pre-order and will be available by March 2022. So, are you ready to discover the secret that lies behind the Paris apartment?
Give your loved one in senior housing a trip back to the beginning of the 20th century. Enjoy this historical fiction that talks about 4 women with their own stories to tell.
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