Preventing cognitive decline.

@article{Nolan1992PreventingCD,
  title={Preventing cognitive decline.},
  author={Karen Ann Nolan and John P. Blass},
  journal={Clinics in geriatric medicine},
  year={1992},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={19-34}
}
Many studies of age-related cognitive decline have failed to distinguish between usual and successful aging. Although some degree of cognitive impairment is associated with aging, when one looks at average performance, there is great variability among individuals, with many showing little or no deleterious effects of aging on intellectual abilities. Many of the risk factors for dementia and for conditions associated with cognitive impairments can be treated or controlled. Among the preventable… CONTINUE READING

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