CNN: How Marriage Might Be Linked To Lower Dementia Risk

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marriage lower dementia riskCNN: How Marriage Might Be Linked To Lower Dementia Risk 
Your relationship status might be associated with your dementia risk, and a new research review paper reveals how. Dementia, a loss of brain function, usually occurs in older age. The most common type is Alzheimer’s disease. People who have been single all of their lives could have a 42% higher risk of developing dementia than those who are married, suggests the paper, published Tuesday in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. (Howard, 11/28)