A 37-year-old member asked:
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why do elderly people tend to develop mental impairments?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Wear & tear: Time takes its toll on our minds & bodies. Not everyone will develop infirmities or impairments but odds are not in your favor unless you eat right, exercise regularly, get enough sleep & choose your parents wisely. That last bit is my attempt to add luck to list of things that we can't control.
Answered on May 18, 2015

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