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Can playing chess help fight cognitive decline?

Playing strategy games such as chess may help brains to cope with damage caused by dementia, but more research is needed to show whether it helps to prevent cognitive decline in the first place, according to experts.

Aging, longevity the focus at annual Alumni Weekend

October 17, 2017 – Harvard Chan School alumni returned to campus for their annual weekend October 13-15, where they heard about public health perspectives on aging and longevity from a variety of experts and connected with former classmates.…

Painting a picture of older Africans

October 11, 2013 -- A large new study led by the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies (the Pop Center) aims to shed light on how people in Sub-Saharan Africa are faring as they age, given that…