Doctor and TV presenter Alexander Myasnikov told how to slow down aging. He voiced the "recipe" on the air of the TV channel "Russia 1" Myasnikov recommended constantly learning something new. Half of Russians will be pensioners in 40 years. He explained that new knowledge helps to update the communication neurons of the brain, which, in turn, prolongs youth. Therefore, Myasnikov recommended learning a foreign language or performing complex physical exercises. “Create, try, learn something new! Do not be afraid of changes, so as not to grow old, "- said the doctor. Earlier, the doctor-gerontologist, Professor Yuri Konev explained on the air of the NSN how work helps to keep people physically and intellectually active. “Work is a tough discipline. It allows you to maintain vitality. Especially for men. Work, employment prevents the development of age-related changes in the brain, which we call dementia (dementia). Mental activity creates a training effect for the brain - by analogy with physical activity for our muscles. If a person remains mentally and physically active for a long time, it helps him to live longer,”the gerontologist said.