Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Fighting off Alzheimer's...

"People who have made mental engagement a lifelong habit have lower levels of a key protein linked to Alzheimer's disease...". (ScienceDaily, Jan. 23, 2012) While there's no direct evidence that increasing the level of difficulty of your intellectual pursuits later in life will stave off Alzheimer's, we can only hope that playing Irish music counts as challenging mental stimulation!

To read the story:
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/01/120123163348.htm

Word to the Wise: Go learn a new instrument!!