Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 247 , Segment 2

Episode: A Year in Space, Dementia, Cancer and Virtual Reality

  • Mar 7, 2016 10:00 pm
  • 18:18 mins

Guest: Kenneth M. Langa, MD, PhD, Professor at the University of Michigan in the Center on the Demography of Aging  Here’s a little brain teaser to start of this next conversation. What do the following have in common: an educated mother, a vibrant social life, and delayed retirement? All three are factors that can lower your risk of developing Alzheimer’s or dementia in old age. Research suggests your own education level and the amount of exercise you get are also influential in preventing or delaying dementia.

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