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The thinking on brain games

Updated: October 01, 2019

Many older adults enjoy "brain games" like crosswords, chess, and computer games. But can they help improve memory?

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If you are like many adults, you enjoy a good crossword, a weekly card game, or even the latest addictive phone app game. You probably even relish the mental boost they provide.

But do these types of brain games help with brain health, especially for protecting against memory loss? Well, it's complicated.

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