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Super-agers: This special group of older adults suggests you can keep your brain young and spry

By: Matthew Solan, Executive Editor, Harvard Men's Health Watch My Facebook page is a collection of links to stories about inspirational people. Almost all have a common theme — older people who do extraordinary things. Some of my favorite stories, though, involve those with acute mental prowess. This special group of adults ages 60 to 80, called “super-agers,” have a higher resistance to natural brain aging and thus can keep their gray cells…

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