Tag: alcohol and dementia

Reduce Dementia Risk with These Lifestyle Choices

6 Lifestyle Choices to Reduce Dementia Risk including Alzheimer’s Your risk of developing Alzheimer’s and dementia increases as you grow older, and these diseases are not as rare as you think. In fact, they are quite common. Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. and dementia...

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Alcohol Abuse a Growing Problem for Older Adults

The Administration on Aging and The Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration issued a brief on Alcohol Misuse and Abuse Prevention. Community surveys have estimated the prevalence of problem drinking among older adults from 1 percent to 16 percent, depending on the definitions of older adults, at-risk and problem drinking,...

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Eat Drink and Be Merry – Scientists Said So!

Leave it to German researchers to conduct a study where they found that elderly adults who consume about two alcoholic beverages per day are at a significantly lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and dementia than non-drinkers. Researchers said that study subjects were 30% less likely to develop dementia, and...

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