You may be aware that smoking, lack of exercise, poor diet and too much alcohol are linked to dementia and stroke.
But there are some other, perhaps surprising, ways you can reduce your risk of cognitive impairment as you age.
Sleep, socialising, challenging your brain, and small amounts of alcohol have all been found to improve brain health.
Neuroscience Research Australia chief executive and Brain Foundation president Matthew Kiernan takes us through the latest research, and we hear from people who are trying to reduce their dementia risk.
The Wicking Institute is based in Hobart.
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