MEMORY BOOST: Gerald Schaaf has the response to Alzheimer’s in his hand.Alan Lander DO YOU wish to live longer? Or at least stave off Alzheimer’s Disease?Bridge gamers are much less most likely to
go down with the feared dementia disease, inning accordance with veteran Noosa Bridge Club player Gerald Schaaf.
“Research has actually been done through Bridge for Brains,”Mr Schaaf said.It’s not unexpected, given the need for a sharp memory in exactly what is the supreme card video game; as all cards are utilized and played, there are no jokers or “wild” cards, and unlike in gambling establishments, counting the key cards is an absolute necessity.
“You have to see the game through the long term,” Mr Schaaf said of the game’s intellectual health advantages.
“A good friend of mine was still playing a fantastic video game on her hundredth birthday; while she died age 107, she was still playing well at 106,” the 42-year long gamer said.Last Sunday, the strength was strong as members toughed out a competitive round of the Grand National Open Teams event.
“Noosa Bridge Club has 385 members,” Mr Schaaf whispered. Well, all bridge video games are played in extremely quiet, focused style.
“It’s the largest, with the Sunlight Coast club at Buderim the 2nd, while there are affiliate clubs in Caloundra, Coolum and Gympie.There’s also a
prize award between the clubs, began 4 years earlier.
“Coolum has it this year; we had it last.”
He admitted the video game’s average member was aged around 70 however motivated younger people to take it up – in the interests of good long-lasting health.And a hand
or 2 of 500 becomes a cake-walk after discovering the game of kings.If you’re
not keen on competition-level playing, social bridge takes location every second Sunday.Noosa Bridge Club is based in Wallace Dr in the Wallace Park precinct Noosaville, on 5447 1341.
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