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Some Steps That May Boost Brain Health in Old Age

There are no proven ways to stave off mental decline or dementia, but a new report says there are hints that exercise, controlling blood pressure and some forms of brain training might offer help.

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Discover How Walking Benefits The Brain

You probably know that walking does your body good, but it’s not just your heart and muscles that benefit.

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To Help Ward Off Alzheimer’s, Think Before You Eat

Diets designed to boost brain health, targeted largely at older adults, are a new, noteworthy development in the field of nutrition.

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Brain Changes Make Some Older Adults More Vulnerable to Scams

They are able to balance their checkbooks. They can remember and evaluate information. Their personalities are normal, and their arithmetic is fine.

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Games, crafts, other activities may preserve aging brain

Even in your 70s and beyond, simple activities including web-surfing, playing games like bridge and socializing can stave off mental decline, new research says.

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Could brain training prevent dementia?

To date, cognitive psychologists and neuroscientists have largely rejected evidence that computer-based cognitive-training software or “brain games” have any effect on cognitive function.

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