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How to keep our memories sharp as we get older

Memory loss can be scary, but there are things we can do to help prevent it.
November 17, 2021 11:48 a.m. EST
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According to the Alzheimer Society, more than 500,000 Canadians are living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. By 2030, that number is expected to nearly double. Though it used to be considered that those moments of memory loss or Dementia are just what’s to be expected as we age, brain health expert Dr. Mike Dow says there are many ways we can prevent or slow down this devastating disease.

In the video clip above, Dr. Mike breaks down where to start when it comes to improving our memories, including what we should be eating and why continuous learning is so important.