Elderly get cognitive benefits from computer use, exercise, study says

Adults older than 70 who use a computer and get moderate exercise have a lower risk of developing mild cognitive impairment, according to data from the Mayo Clinic Study of Aging. Dr. Joe Verghese of Albert Einstein College of Medicine said in general people find "cognitively stimulating activities" have a protective effect against dementia and mild impairment. The full results are published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings.

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