If you’re nearing old age, or have a family history of dementia, you’ve probably started to wonder, “What can I do to keep my mind healthy as I grow old?”
Of course, there’s only so much anyone can do to protect against cognitive decline. Genetics and other factors outside our control play such a big role.
But it turns out there are certain things that do make a difference. Researchers have identified some straightforward strategiesto stave off cognitive decline as a person grows older. And it turns out, keeping church and prayer commitments is an important part of it.
Here are 7 things you can do now to protect your brain as you age. (You might be pleasantly surprised to find that you’re already doing some of them!)