Five common myths about the ageing brain and body

By Hannah Keage & Blossom Christa Maree Stephan
Updated June 28 2018 - 1:33pm, first published February 9 2017 - 12:00am
Will you still be able to do the crossword when you’re 80? Yep, better than ever, probably.
Will you still be able to do the crossword when you’re 80? Yep, better than ever, probably.

The world’s population, and Australia’s, is ageing. The number of adults aged 65 and over is increasing, as is the proportion of the population they represent. However, there are a number of myths associated with what happens to our brain and bodies as we age.

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