In another of the “Who Knew” Holidays…
National Read A Book Day is observed annually on September 6th.
Don’t keep it to yourself. Share the experience! Read aloud to anyone who will listen.
Reading improves memory and concentration as well as reduces stress. Older adults who spend time reading show a slower cognitive decline and tend to participate in more mentally stimulating activities over their lifetime. Books are an inexpensive entertainment, education and time machine, too!