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Grandmas stay sharp by babysitting–but don’t overdo it

Women who watch their grandchildren one day a week benefit congnitively from this social interaction, but when grandmothers take care of their grandkids five or more days a week, it may actually be detrimental to their brain function. Margery Gass, M.D. tells AARP. ‹Women should ask themselves how they really feel about the amount of care they are providing, and then decide if it is an appropriate amount for them.ˆ