Connie Sellecca, conniesellecca, dementia, grandchildren, grandfather, grandkids, grandma, grandmother, grandpa, intelligence for your life, intelligenceforyourlife, kids, love, mental energy, University of Chicago
There’s a significant health benefit to having grandkids! Research by University of Chicago psychologist John Cacioppo shows that having grandchildren helps keep our thinking sharp. Because it takes a lot of flexibility and mental energy to look after a highly-active child. And being forced to think on our feet is one of the best ways to stave off dementia.