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Living with Dementia

Physical Activity

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   

Regular physical activity reduces risk of dementia in older people

Regular physical activity External link may help older people reduce their chances of getting dementia.
In a new study published in the American Heart Association journal Stroke, older, non-disabled people who regularly engaged in physical activity reduced their risk of vascular-related dementia by 40 percent and cognitive impairment of any etiology by 60… Regular physical activity reduces risk of dementia in older people   

What is dementia?

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