Longitudinal trajectories of cognitive and social activities linked to brain integrity in later life

Takeaway

  • Longitudinal trajectories of cognitive and social activities are linked to brain health in old age.

Why this matters

    This is the first multimodal magnetic resonance imaging study to investigate the link between cognitive and social activity trajectories and brain integrity in later life. The findings underscore the importance of community-based programs that promote cognitive engagement among older adults to promote lifelong cognitive health.