Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland was the venue for a Scientific Conference on Recreational Activity and Joy on the Life of a Senior.
Bridge was featured very heavily at the conference, illustrating the social benefits for the elderly of playing bridge, and how good bridge can be for the brain, even helping to prevent dementia or Alzheimer’s.
Topics of the Conference
Bridge 60+ – Marek Malysa
Bridge and elderly a successful project in The Netherlands – Eric Laurant
Bridge and its Benefits to Society
Brighter, Smarter, Wiser. Distinction & Benefits of Mind Sports – Tihana Brkljačić
Contract Bridge and Senior Citizens, from Entertainment to Competition – Tihana Brkljačić
Individual Wellbeing and Bridge – An Empirical Analysis
Effects of cognitive training in aging in MRIfMRI studies – Emilia Leszkowicz
Sneak Teaching Bridge – Rosaline Barendregt
The Secrets of the Bridge Brain – Helena Barendregt