A study followed over 3,600 people age 50+ for six years and found that adults watching more than 3.5 hrs. of T.V. daily more than doubles memory decline in these adults. Their cognitive abilities declined an average of 8 to 10 %. Those glued to the T.V. set declined between 4 and 5% by contrast. The study emphasizes the need for all T.V. viewers to participate in activities that stimulate the brain, such as reading or playing board games. Over 50? - balance T.V. viewing with contrasting activities.
Follow this link to read more about this study and a video of a caregiver doing the 'exploiting' and mistreatment toward a dementia sufferer (note: this was staged, but the people who responded were NOT actors and got heavily involved to assist the perceived dementia sufferer.
This is from the Epoch Times, by Ashok Ramprasad, dated February 28, 2019 Updated: March 1, 2019
I cared for Mom for seven years and learned so much from my experiences with her and Alzheimer's.