Our older Aussies are using video-gaming to help with “cognitive elasticity” and potentially ward off dementia
"If asked to envisage a ‘gamer’, there’s a high likelihood your mind would conjure an image of a child, a teenager or a 40-year-old ‘big kid’, eyes glued to their computer screen.
But new research out of Bond University and the Interactive Games and Entertainment Association (IGEA) has revealed that these days Nan and Pop are every bit as likely to be joining in the fun, too."
Dr Alex Bahar-Fuchs, a practicing neuropsychologist specialising in dementia risk-reduction and senior research fellow at the University of Melbourne, recently spoke to Aged Care News on this topic.
Read the full article here.
Dr Alex Bahar-Fuchs