Can Volunteering Fight Dementia?
More and more studies (Be a volunteer (aarp-foundation get/involved) are revealing that volunteering is an effective way to ward off dementia. Their findings state that as people volunteer their cognitive scores improve. One study that occurred over a twelve-year period states that volunteering just two hours a week improved cognitive scores by 6%.
The studies are explicit about what volunteering should consist of. Volunteering should be done on a regular basis, assuring that volunteering is a benefit to others and the benefactors are not your core family or people who are related to you.
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