Dementia

Having a Pet as a Companion in Old Age Could Help Slow Cognitive Decline and Reduce Dementia Risks

Having a pet as a companion in old age could be the key to slowing cognitive decline and reducing dementia risks, according to a recent study from China. The study found that older adults who live alone and own a pet performed better in verbal memory and verbal fluency tests compared to those without pets. …

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Living Alone? Study Shows Owning Pets Can Help Prevent Dementia in People over 50

Are you living alone and concerned about your cognitive health as you age? A new study conducted by researchers from Sun Yat-sen University in China suggests that owning a pet can help prevent dementia in people over The study involved over 7,900 participants and found that those who lived alone with a pet showed slower …

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