Research into combating age-related cognitive decline is happening in many areas simultaneously. That includes a study that uncovered the role a molecule plays in repairing DNA and reversing the aging process.
Studies have shown that using a specially designed video game can lead to cognitive improvement in both older adults and children. Research is ongoing on how to produce games that can help players slow cognitive decline.
A new study has found that healthy blood iron levels could provide the key to longer lifespans and health spans. Other studies also have suggested a connection between blood iron levels and cognitive dysfunction.
The ability to focus and concentrate can become more difficult – it’s part of the natural aging process. However, it also can be a sign of the onset of mild cognitive impairment. Fortunately, there are ways to maintain and even improve concentration as we age.