Staying mentally and physically active throughout your lifetime may safeguard brain health, a new study suggests. Photo: Shutterstock
Staying mentally and physically active throughout your lifetime may safeguard brain health, a new study suggests. Photo: Shutterstock
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How to prevent dementia: hobbies and lifelong learning may help head off cognitive impairment, study suggests

  • Research suggests an intellectually, socially and physically active lifestyle ‘may help ward off cognitive decline’. Hobbies and learning as you age are key
  • The study supports the existing theory that the more you regularly challenge your brain, the less likely you are to experience memory loss in later years

Staying mentally and physically active throughout your lifetime may safeguard brain health, a new study suggests. Photo: Shutterstock
Staying mentally and physically active throughout your lifetime may safeguard brain health, a new study suggests. Photo: Shutterstock
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