Research finds that mental activity and cognitive stimulation, which can be achieved through various activities associated with travel, have been linked to brain health. Read more about the study "Destination Healthy Aging: The Physical, Cognitive, and Social Benefits of Travel" that was published by the Global Coalition on Aging.
Find opportunities to explore the city of Chicago:
- Orchid Show
- St. Patrick's Day Parade/Green River
- Fireworks at Navy Pier
- Lincoln Park Zoo
- Millennium Park
- Grant Park
Grab a friend and check out other events in the the Chicagoland area at Chicago Park District. Don't forget to use #ucbettertogether in your photos!