With a decade of research, workshops, and international presentations behind them, Dr. Sandra Cusack, a leading researcher in gerontology, and Wendy Thompson, M.A., an educational gerontologist, stand at the forefront of the mental health movement with their Mental Fitness for Life Program. Mental Fitness for Life introduces the 7 Steps to Healthy AgingGoal Setting, Power Thinking, Creativity, Positive Mental Attitude, Memory and Learning, Speaking Your Mind, and Mentally Fit for Life. By following these practical steps, you can maintain an active, flexible mind. Endorsed by international leaders in the Mental Fitness movement, this guide provides up-to-date, practical information, along with puzzles and quizzes that have been tested to improve mental fitness at any age. Sandra Cusack and Wendy Thompson have won the following awards: the 1997 Research Award for Innovative Programming in Seniors Centres from the National Council on Aging, Washington, D.C.; the 2004 Educators Award from Delta Kappa Gamma International; and the 2005 MindAlert Award from the American Society on Aging and the National Council on Aging.