Q:Are there any strategies for preventing or slowing cognitive decline?
A: Most studies are cautious about answering this question. One recent report by the Lancet Commission on Dementia Prevention and Care concluded that one-third of dementia cases could potentially be prevented  through better management of lifestyle factors, such as smoking, hypertension, depression, and hearing loss over the course of a lifetime.  QA ElderCare September 2017 Can We Prevent Cognitive Decline (2)