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Living with Dementia

Exercise

Any kind of physical activity lowers Alzheimer’s risk

Cleaning house and doing yardwork are taking on new importance. A higher level of physical activity - not just exercising - is linked to a reduced risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease even in people over 80, suggests research published Wednesday in the journal Neurology.

Protective activities include washing dishes, cooking, cleaning, gardening - even… Any kind of physical activity lowers Alzheimer’s risk   



Exercise ‘is good dementia therapy’

People with dementia who exercise improve their thinking abilities and everyday life, a body of medical research concludes.

The Cochrane Collaboration carried out a systematic review of eight exercise trials involving more than 300 patients living at home or in care.

Exercise did little for patients’ moods, the research concluded.

But it did help… Exercise ‘is good dementia therapy’   



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