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The benefits of puzzles - keeping the mind active for the elderly

The benefits of puzzles - keeping the mind active for the elderly

Dementia advocacy groups advocate for older people to keep their minds active as an important preventative measure to the development of dementia or the acceleration of dementia. 

Studies over the years have backed this standpoint, with many different researchers finding that puzzles can stimulate the brain and keep older people sharp while also delaying the onset of memory loss.