NY Times Reports on Healthy Lifestyles, Behavioral Modifications and Stress Reduction to Prevent Dementia

New York – The July 15, 2014 edition of the New York Times contains an article titled “Small Changes, and Hopes, for Preventing Dementia.” The article stems from the result of studies presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Copenhagen this week that focused not on brain functions, but on people’s overall health and well-being as possible contributors to mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia. The article highlights studies that measured how populations at high risk for dementia might decrease their chances for developing MCI or dementia by effectively managing their perceived everyday stresses by participating in everything from cognitive behavioral therapy to yoga.