Are highly educated people less likely to get Alzheimer's?
Are more highly educated individuals less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease?
On average, people having more years of formal education tend to get less Alzheimer's or tend to develop it at a later age compared to less educated people.
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My husband received his BA from an Ivy League school, his MBA from Columbia and held major positions in Fortune 500 corporations. His military experience required the highest security clearance. We started our own business and grew it from 4 to 160 employees. His hobbies were intellectual - chess, bridge, music and puzzles and he participated in substantial physical activity until he entered assisted living at age 69. He was diagnosed at age 63. His health is still excellent; there is no family history of Alzheimer's. He seems to contradict every bit of recent research. Go figure!
DUH....are we forgetting Ronanld Reagan
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