Early retirement may accelerate dementia, study finds

How an early retirement may accelerate dementia: Scientists find quitting work before turning 60 ‘speeds up cognitive decline and memory loss’ New York scientists say it is caused by a lack of mental stimulation when retired  Retirement is also usually accompanied by less interaction with other people  This has also…

Health Tip: Diagnosing Alzheimer’s Early

— If a loved one has symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, he or she should visit a doctor for a formal evaluation. It may be easier to control the disease if it’s diagnosed early, the Alzheimer’s Association says. Here is the association’s list of other potential benefits of early diagnosis: Better…