Keeping socially active can help prevent dementia in the Care recipient (cr) staying socially active may protect against alzheimer’s disease and dementia so make the cr’s social life a priority unfortunately many people become more isolated as they get older but there are many ways to keep a support system strong and develop new relationships

Try: Volunteer join a club or social group visit your local community center or senior center take group classes such as at the gym or a community college reach out over the phone or email keep a regular schedule to contact friends and family join a social network such as facebook get to know your neighbors make a weekly date with friends get out go to the movies the park museums and other public places

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Categories: Cognitive Intellectual, Communication, Emotional Psychological, Social

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References: Helpguide org

Keywords: Dementia dementia prevention social interaction

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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