A group toast is drinking to the people who used to be and still are. This tradition is the same today as it was many years ago in Greece, where the tradition first started and is now observed in many different cultures and events. In a toast, the person performing the toast stands up as a sign of respect with his wedding glass in one hand and everybody else around the toast master stands up too.
Board game players were younger, more educated, more often married, less depressed and had better cognitive performances at baseline screening than non players (table 1). However, the proportion of board game players remained high in very old age (18% in participants aged from 85 to 89years, and even 12.5% in those older than 89years) and even in non demented participants with low cognitive performances (18.8% in participants with an MMSE between 20 and 23, 10.6% in participants with an MMSE lower than 20). In the subsample of 623 participants with blood sampling, the proportion of ApoE 4 carriers was the same in both groups (23.5% for non players vs 21.2 for players %, p=0.5)..
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