The reason for the high population of senior citizens in Japan is that many Japanese live to be well over 100 years old. Some reasons attributed to the longevity include: Strong community bonds Plenty of exercise Healthy, low-fat diet Low stress way of live Further, what allows older Japanese to have all of the above includes community and family support. Commonly the following are true, and can only be accomplished by government policy, family support and community involvem
Older adults who are severelyvitamin D deficient have a 122 percent increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s, according to a new study published in the journal Neurology. The research team, lead by Dr. David Llewellyn at the University of Exeter Medical School, anticipated a link between vitamin D deficiency and cognitive problems (previous research has shown a general correlation). But they were surprised by how high the risk was.
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