Mental Health and Memory in Late Life

CAMH: Memory ClinicDr. Sanjeev Kumar, MD from the Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) recently shared some useful research on Mental Health and Memory in Late Life (click on the link to download the pdf file of the full presentation).

The best part of the presentation was learning that dementia can be prevented. Here are some important quick tips:

  • Exercising regularly
  • Avoiding smoking and excess alcohol
  • Maintaining your weight
  • Keeping cholesterol and blood pressure levels in control
  • Eating a well-balanced and healthy diet
  • Getting regular sleep
  • Maintaining a social network
  • Stimulating your brain

For more information on the CAMH Memory Clinic, please contact them at (416) 535-8501, extension 33305

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