Socially active 60-year-olds face lower dementia risk

07.08.2019

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"We've found that social contact, in middle age and late life, appears to lower the risk of dementia. This finding could feed into strategies to reduce the risk of developing dementia, adding yet another reason to promote connected communities and find ways to reduce isolation and loneliness."