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Reducing Risk of Dementia!

La Crosse, WI, United States / Eagle 102.7
Reducing Risk of Dementia!

Researchers in the U.K. compared people who were divorced, widowed or never married with people who were married.┬áTheir results showed that, compared with married people, widowed people had a 20% higher risk of developing dementia, and those who never married had a 42% increased risk. Being married likely reduces the risk due to a different level of social engagement and interpersonal interaction on a day-to-day basis, which may improve “cognitive reserve.”

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