7 Ways to Stave off Dementia


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4. Socialize

Human contact is an essential need for good mental health in general. Surrounding yourself with people you love and enjoy being around not only makes you feel great, but it actively stimulates the mind as well.

Connecting with others and sharing interests is important at any stage of life, but can be life-saving in the elderly. Loneliness and depression due to isolation may increase the risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s.