Evidence suggests that cognitive training, blood pressure management for people with hypertension, and increased physical activity may prevent cognitive decline and dementia. This statement was issued in a report on the current state of evidence on interventions for preventing or slowing cognitive decline and dementia; the report was sponsored by the National Institute on Aging. The evidence base indicates that the following interventions have encouraging evidence of positive effects: Cognitive training: programs aimed at enhancing reasoning and problem solving, memory, and speed of processing – to delay or slow age-related cognitive decline. Such structured training exercises may or . . .