June 2015 – Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness

Image result for images for alzheimers awareness monthStudy of thousands of seniors over an eight-year period showed improvement in ability to recall words, and slower decline in brainpower for participants who learned to use a computer and interact with others through emails and chats.

Other factors that slow mental decline in the aging: higher education and economic status; no diabetes or cardiovascular disease.

Recommend adults, especially those 50 and older, sign up for a beginner’s computer class and get on the road to a healthier brain.

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