Purpose in Life Reduces Effects of Alzheimer’s Disease

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Having a sense of purpose in life—a tendency to derive meaning from life’s experiences and have a sense of direction or intention—may not only help you achieve goals but also contribute to keeping your brain healthy.

Researchers from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago studied data from 246 participants in the Rush Memory and Aging Project and found that higher levels of purpose in life reduced the effect of Alzheimer’s disease on cognitive decline.

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