Why Be Married? For Protection Against Alzheimer’s

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More evidence today that being married may protect us against Alzheimer’s Disease or a less serious loss of cognitive abilities.
This comes from Krister Hakansson of Sweden in a report to the International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease today. The study looks at more than 1,400 people in Finland over a 21-year period from middle-aged to over 65.
Among those who carried a gene associated with Alzheimer’s, the ones who were married when the study began fared much better than those who were widowed or divorced then.

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Patty Newbold

I am a widow who got it right the second time. I have been sharing here since February 14, 2006 what I learned from that experience and from positive psychology, marriage research, and my training as a marriage educator.

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I am a widow who got it right the second time. I have been sharing here since February 14, 2006 what I learned from that experience and from positive psychology, marriage research, and my training as a marriage educator.

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