Good Friends are Good for the Brain

Your Health Minute

Being are around other people is good for the brain.

In Your Health Minute,

Staying social is beneficial for people with dementia.

That’s according to a new British study of 800 dementia patients living in care homes.

It found increasing the patients social interactions by just one hour a week improved their quality of life.

They felt happiest , were less agitated and less aggressive.

Programs that involved patients in their decision making also improved their well being.

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