10 Proven Ways To Help Prevent Dementia

8. Try new things

When you learn a new skill or try something new, our brain has to work harder and activate resources that it doesn’t usually have to. By stimulating our brains like this, the connections between the neurons get stronger and can even grow in number. According to a study, bilingual patients had a delayed onset of dementia than monolingual patients, which leads us to believe that learning a new language can be beneficial in preventing dementia.[8]

What to do: Learn to play a new instrument or take a dance class. If you have ever wanted to start a new hobby, look into how you can do it! Learning a new skill or hobby will keep your brain engaged and active, which will lead to great cognitive benefits.

brain health

Want to use our images on your site? Right click on image for embed code

Want more articles like this?

Get your daily dose of health by subscribing to our newsletter

Please wait...

Thank you for signing up!


Simply copy and paste the code below to embed the image on your page