Retiring at This Age May Protect Brain Function

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Working a little later in life — to age 67 — may help reduce your risk of cognitive decline, according to a recent study. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock, Germany, say that rather than being something that increases cognitive function, working longer is related to a slower rate of cognitive decline and also appears to protect against cognitive impairment…