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Reduce Risk of Dementia, Alzheimer’s with Healthy Eyesight

On multiple occasions, ElderGadget has written about the ways in which brain games can be used to thwart dementia, Alzheimer’s, and associated symptoms like memory loss. While we are big fans of brain games like Dakim Fitness and Brain Fitness , new research shows that there is yet another way to help decrease the chances of acquiring Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.

A study from the University of Michigan reveals that older adults with untreated vision problems are more likely to develop memory loss-related diseases than seniors who take care of their optical needs. As University of Michigan researcher Mary Rogers explains,

One Response to Reduce Risk of Dementia, Alzheimer’s with Healthy Eyesight

  1. home care huntersville May 31, 2011 at 2:21 pm #

    Interesting article… it is always good create more awareness about how to prevent dementia. Thanks for sharing!

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