Having a paying job may help fend off Alzheimer’s disease in women

Ken BellLTC News

Medical Xpress (07/22/2019) – A new study has shed light on a possible risk factor for Alzheimer's disease in women: not having a job. Dr. Elizabeth R. Mayeda, assistant professor of epidemiology at UCLA's Fielding School of Public Health, conducted a study on later-life cognitive health in women and found that working women showed a slower decrease in memory than their non-working counterparts. Full story »