7 Ways to Stave off Dementia

Stay Active

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2. Stay Active

Participating in physical activity and exercising allows more oxygen to reach the brain. Oxygen helps the brain make new connections and absorb information learned during the day.

Exercise also increases circulation, improving overall brain function and ensuring your brain is getting what it needs. A University of Texas study found that healthy middle-aged people who exercised regularly greatly reduced the chances of developing Alzheimer’s later in life.