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"What?" - Untreated Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline

“What?”

The dreaded question that infiltrates the natural flow of conversation, forcing you to pause to repeat your last sentence or phrase. Did you hear this question frequently over the holiday season with family members or friends? 1,258 more words

Exercise Keeps the Brain Young: Study

Exercise can combat cognitive decline, according to the results of a new study. Older adults who did high amounts of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity had a 36% lower risk of cognitive impairment, as well as better memory and executive function, than those who did less. 152 more words

Seniors' brains benefit from distraction - Study

While I want to live past 100, I also want to have my brain fully functional. So, any piece of information that satisfies that criterion, is music to my ears. 651 more words

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Want to stay sharp? Do voluntary work

A study of over 9,000 people over 40 years has found that volunteering keeps your thinking skills sharp.

Doesn’t matter whether it’s Neighbourhood watch, your local political party, or a community group.   329 more words

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Do vampires know something we don't?

Injecting/transfusing yourself with the blood of virgins (Kim Jong II and Pope Innocent VIII – well maybe not so innocent as blood donors all died), … 239 more words

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Researchers have identified the types of intelligence that make aging workers valuable

One need look no further than Silicon Valley for evidence that older workers are judged as less sharp—and less productive—than their younger peers, despite mounds of  478 more words

Alzheimer Therapy: the ping pong benefits

Delay the onset of Alzheimer’s by five years could save 30,000 lives a year. It therefore becomes necessary to develop innovative methods of prevention and to look for new methods of treatment, in addition to the drug. 232 more words

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