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Health & wellness

Study finds long-lasting results from brain exercises

A first-of-its kind study set to be released Monday finds that older adults who engaged in brain training drills retained measurable benefits up to 10 years later, suggesting that such interventions may help stave off impairments of aging that rob seniors of their independence.

The trial, which involved roughly 2,800 participants from across the country, including Massachusetts, is by far the largest and longest such study to date.

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