Growing older is a mixed blessing.
On the one hand, we finally are able to retire and enjoy the fruits of our labors. However, health challenges can slow us down as we age. And some of these health concerns — such as dementia — can be devastating.
Fortunately, a growing body of evidence suggests there are steps we can take to lower our risk of dementia.
Following are a few lifestyle changes that science says can lower the risk of developing this disease.