Nine lifestyle changes can reduce dementia risk, study says

One in three cases of dementia could be prevented if more people looked after their throughout life, according to an international study in the Lancet.

It lists nine key risk factors including lack of education, hearing loss, smoking and physical inactivity.

 

Curated from www.bbc.co.uk

To help keep dementia at bay, researchers say we need to build up our cognitive reserves. One way to do this is to keep learning throughout our lives. Is this a higher goal for L&D teams – to help ensure good brain health  for employees?

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