Your Health: Ways to stay sharp and prevent dementia

While some age-related memory decline is normal and expected, many of us still want to do whatever we can to preserve our memory and brain power. Dementia is a disease that affects memory, language, problem-solving and other crucial thinking skills, impacting our ability to function the way we’re used to.

In this article from MyHealthKC, Dr. Lynda Brumley, MD, primary care physician with AdventHealth Medical Group Primary Care at Shawnee Mission, answers common questions about dementia and provides tips for staying mentally sharp. is your resource for living well in Kansas City. Backed by the experts at AdventHealth, helps you explore local recipes, guides, wellness events and more to support your daily health journey.