Reading Helps Alzheimer's Disease?
June 21, 2010
Did you know? (Don’t you just love commentary that starts with that question? It naturally assumes that you probably don’t know. It also assumes that someone else does know. And finally, it assumes that you want to know). Alas, tradition is hard to break. So here goes . . .
Did you know that reading is the number one practice that defeats Alzheimer’s disease? Well, it is! Reading forces the mind into active participation with the author (or reader in the case of children). Regular reading keeps the mind focused, open, and nimble. Please remember that habits of childhood carry on throughout life. Read! Read to your children. Share stories with friends and family. Keep your mind alive.Tags: health, reading