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Women Who Work Have Slower Memory Decline

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Women who work in early adulthood and middle age may have slower memory decline later in life than women who do not work for pay. According to a study published Neurology, researchers found an association between working for pay and slower memory decline regardless of a woman’s marital or parenthood status. Researchers found that while memory scores were similar for all women between ages 55 and 60, after age 60 the average rate of decline on the memory test scores was slower for women who participated in the paid labor force than for women who did not. Here’s the complete story from EurekAlert.

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