Keeping up with social activities can provide helpful benefits for those who don't find the task too daunting. Activities that will help keep the mind active and challenge the individual is shown to help with short-term and long-term memory. Finding new hobbies that fit within the lifestyle and programs could delay longer term symptoms. Social activities and hobbies that are beneficial overall can do more than just help those looking for a way to possibly delay further issues. They can help an individual finds a new passion or even fight of depression. Low-cost activities include walking around the neighborhood with friends if able or joining a game group. Even staying alert online and with other forums can be good for future health. No matter how someone engages themselves, there are plenty of safe options for different stages of Alzheimer's disease and other related dementia issues.