[Activities in retired people and the risk of dementia].

@article{Goff2009ActivitiesIR,
  title={[Activities in retired people and the risk of dementia].},
  author={M{\'e}lanie Le Goff and Catherine Helmer and Alexandra Foubert-Samier and Pascale Cowppli-Bony and Claudine Berr and Jean-François Dartigues},
  journal={Comptes rendus biologies},
  year={2009},
  volume={332 4},
  pages={
          378-84
        }
}
It is necessary to develop the prevention of Alzheimer's disease, because of the increase in the number of cases and unavailability of a curative treatment. From the data of the cohort PAQUID, we studied the risk of dementia according to leisure activities and the age of cessation of professional activity. The practice of a sport and reading decreases by 25% the risk of dementia during 15 years. The age of cessation of professional activity is not associated with the risk of dementia. An active… CONTINUE READING