Research Hasn’t Definitively Supported Any Strategy For Preventing Dementia, But There Is Some Hope
There are things that people can do that might help stave off dementia, despite rigorous scientific research being unable to back it up.
Los Angeles Times:
Preventing Dementia: The Promising, The Disappointing And The Inconclusive
What's proven to prevent the development of dementia after the age of 80? Not brain training, not medication, not regular exercise, not a healthier diet and not a busy social calendar, according to a series of reports published Monday. But ask the question a bit differently, and the answer is not quite as discouraging: What should you be doing anyway right now that might delay or prevent the development of dementia late in life? (Healy, 12/18)