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Scripps Neurologist Offers Tips to Prevent Dementia

Michael Lobatz, M.D., shares five ways to keep your brain sharp

Work on brain health by staying engaged in learning, reading and interesting discussions.

While memory loss is a natural part of the aging process, and many seniors will be diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease. Michael Lobatz, M.D., director of neurological sciences for Scripps Health was interviewed by the U-T San Diego on five ways to avoid dementia.

“The mind is like any other muscle – if it’s not used, it’s going to fall out of shape. Those who stay engaged in learning, reading and interesting discussions about anything from sports to news to politics as they age have better brain health,” shared Dr. Lobatz.

Read the U-T San Diego story Five Things to Know

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