25 February 2016

Action point


Did you know that deaf people are more visually keen?

They rely on and interpret the world around them through their eyes, and notice more going on around them visually. It’s been proven that deaf people are better drivers because of this.

Adults born deaf also react more quickly to objects at the edge of their visual field than hearing people.

Read more on hearing loss.


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Exercise benefits for seniors »

Working out in the concrete jungle Even a little exercise may help prevent dementia Here’s an unexpected way to boost your memory: running

Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness

When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them.