Jul 18

Study: Mental Activity Can Delay Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

By MD for Seniors

According to a recent study conducted by the Mayo Clinic, staying mentally active during your middle aged years can delay symptoms of Alzheimer’s.

However, keeping an active mind does not appear to prevent the underlying chance of developing Alzheimer’s disease.

The study
The researchers studied about 400 people aged 70 and older who were living without dementia. Of those people, only 53 had mild cognitive impairment, which could signify the development of dementia at a later time.

The participants were split up into two groups based on their levels of education – those with more than 14 years of education and those with …read more

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