Over-90s ‘Defying Mental Decline’

Over-90s ‘Defying Mental Decline’

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Elderly Croatia looking up-KatinkaBille-FlickrCCToday’s 90-year-olds are surviving into very old age with better mental performance than ever before, Danish research suggests.

People born in 1915 scored higher in cognitive tests in their 90s compared with those born a decade earlier, according to a study in The Lancet.

Better living standards and intellectual stimulation may be key factors, experts say.

(READ the story from the BBC)

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