A healthy older adult may experience some cognitive decline and mental slowing that does not interfere with daily activities. Dementia is severe cognitive impairment and is a clinical condition that is different from normal aging. Research has identified several things we can do in our everyday life to promote cognitive maintenance in normal aging, and reduce the risk for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia.
Before modifying your diet or exercise regimen, consult your primary care physician and follow all medications as prescribed.
Exercise and Strength Training
Diet and Nutrition
Cognitive Engagement and Socialization