A healthy lifestyle can reduce the risk of developing some types of dementia. Here are some ways you can reduce the chances of being diagnosed with dementia.
Staying physically active
Staying fit and spending quality time with family and friends can benefit your health and wellbeing. By keeping your mind and body active, it will reduce your risk of dementia.
Staying mentally active
Stimulate your mind by reading. Participating in mentally challenging leisure activities such as reading may help elderly people stay mentally sharp.
Taking control of your health
A strong and healthy heart provides adequate blood flow to your brain. This keeps the brain well-nourished and healthy. Keep your blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol levels at an acceptable range.