Worried About Alzheimer’s? Keep Working
People who are approaching retirement age and who are worried about Alzheimer’s disease might follow the suggestion of a recent study conducted at the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research: keep working. HealthDay reports that the study, which looked at health and insurance records of more than 429,000 self-employed workers, found a 3 percent reduction in dementia risk for each extra year at the age of retirement. The workers evaluated had been retired for an average of more than 12 years, and 2.65 percent of the group had dementia. Read more from HealthDay.