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Aging Brain Quiz

1. Once you reach adulthood, you’re as smart as you can get. The brain stops developing.

True False

2. Too many “senior moments”? You may be developing dementia.

True False

3. Hearing loss has been linked to problems remembering, planning and concentrating.

True False

4. You make more mistakes as you age because your brain is slowing down.

True False

5. Physical exercise helps you maintain physical fitness; for brain fitness, it’s better to stick to mental exercises, like sudoku, instead.

True False

6. The right diet can help prevent “diabetes of the brain.”

True False

7. Vitamin B12 is just another trendy supplement with no real benefit to your brain.

True False

8. There’s no link between your weight and your risk of dementia.

True False

9. If you live alone, you’re more likely to develop dementia.

True False

10. It’s unreasonable to expect to get happier as you get older.

True False



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Our Mission

The Silver Century Foundation promotes a positive view of aging. The Foundation challenges entrenched and harmful stereotypes, encourages dialogue between generations, advocates planning for the second half of life, and raises awareness to educate and inspire everyone to live long, healthy, empowered lives.

Notable Quote

"It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment; in these qualities old age is usually not poorer, but is even richer."

Cicero (106-43 BC)