Exercise activates memory neural networks in older adults
Recent findings suggest that when it comes to older adults, just one session of exercise can increase activation in the brain circuits associated with memory - including the hippocampus - which shrinks with age and is the brain region attacked first
Acute hospitalisation can accelerate cognitive decline in older adults
According to researchers at the Rush University, emergency and urgent hospitalisations are associated with an increased rate of cognitive decline in older adults. The findings of the study are published in the Journal of Neurology.
Drawing is better than writing for memory retention in older adults
For older adults, drawing plays a very important role to enhance memory, a recent study suggests.
Does protein intake help older adults delay disability?
If someone has trouble performing these two types of life skills, this may bring on problems that can reduce the quality of life and independence. People aged 85 and above are at higher risk for becoming less able to perform these life skills.
Sugar improves memory in older adults
A study conducted at the University of Warwick found that sugar improves memory in older adults and makes them more motivated to perform difficult tasks at full capacity.
Poor oral health ups frailty risk in older adults
Taking good care of your mouth, teeth and gums is a worthy goal even at the old age as according to a study oral health problems are linked to greater risks of developing frailty in older adults.
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