Staying Mentally, Socially Active May Help Delay Appearance Alzheimer’s Symptoms

TIME (6/11, Park) reports that research published online June 10 in the journal Neurology suggests that “people who report higher levels of intellectual stimulation throughout their lifetimes don’t actually exhibit lower levels of protein plaques and other signs of Alzheimer’s compared to those who don’t.” The study did reveal, however, that “staying mentally and socially active can push back the appearance of memory problems and other symptoms of Alzheimer’s.”

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— “Mental and Social Activity Delays the Symptoms of Alzheimer’s,” Alice Park, Time, June 10, 2015.

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