WEDNESDAY, Nov. 8, 2017 -- Getting along well with others may do more than just make life less stressful for seniors. A new study suggests that warm, supportive relationships might give a big memory boost to the aging brain.
Researchers found that so-called SuperAgers -- people 80 or older with the memory powers of those 50 to 65 -- were more likely than those with average memory to report positive relationships in their lives.
THURSDAY, Oct. 12, 2017 -- Dance classes may beat traditional exercise when it comes to improving older adults' balance -- and it might enhance brain areas related to memory and learning along the way.
That's the finding of a small study that compared dance lessons against standard exercise -- including brisk walking -- among 52 healthy seniors.