New Research About Dementia

Aug 27, 2021

New research reveals that a mentally stimulating job may help prevent dementia in older age. The new study builds on an existing body of research on the topic and found that on-the-job intellectual stimulation appears to lower levels of proteins that block brain cells from forming new connections. Read more about this new research here.

Estimates for the number of people living with dementia worldwide indicate that those numbers will nearly triple by 2050. Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease are so common, almost all of us can identify a friend or family member who has or had the disease. Despite this, there aren’t many good books on Alzheimer’s and Dementia. This New York Times article celebrates some of the books that help us understand Alzheimer’s and dementia.