Category: Dementia

Don't Brush Off Hearing Loss
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Mounting evidence indicates that treating hearing loss reduces the risk of cognitive decline and dementia.

For example, Johns Hopkins researchers calculated that people with hearing loss would develop cognitive impairment in less than eight ...

Practical Habits, Big Benefits
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Forty percent of dementia cases can be prevented or postponed by reducing risk factors individually and through public policy. Dementia is not inevitable.

Although research cannot definitively prove that doing X instead of Y protects against ...

Reduce Your Risk
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Decades before memory loss is evident, dementia can begin to develop in the brain. But you can act now to reduce your risk of dementia regardless of age. Based on evidence, Dr. Howard Chertkow recommends 15 strategies for slowing cognitive decline ...

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