Have you ever forgotten where you put your keys? Where you parked your car? Forgot to grab your wallet on the way out of the house or to send a birthday card to your mother-in-law? Sure you have, who hasn’t? To keep our memories sharp and to support normal brain function, mental health experts recommend we regularly exercise our brains with mental workouts.Alpha ZXT While age may be a justification for occasional absentmindedness there are other likely reasons why people tend to forget, even among the elderly. One of the foremost reasons is inadequate exercise of our mental capacities. Just as regular consistent physical exercise helps to build and tone muscles, so mental exercises can help to strengthen memory, as well as the cognitive and motor functions of the brain.