Over the past decade, researchers have uncovered the significant link between physical activity and cognitive function. Exercise not only improves cognitive ability, prevents brain atrophy, and stimulates the production of new neurons, but it also helps keep muscles strong, bl...Read more
By catching mild cognitive impairment at an early, reversible stage in places where expensive special testing equipment or extra medical testing time for older people is limited, dementia, frailty, and being confined to a bed may be avoidedRead more
According to a new study, the percentage of older Americans reporting serious memory and thinking problems has decreased in recent years, and higher education levels may be part of the reason.Read more
With little advancement in the ability for drugs to treat dementia, many people are left asking: What can I do to help prevent or delay the onset of cognitive decline and dementia? What can I do to maintain healthy living as I grow older?
Seniors who took up short bursts of activity, experienced and displayed an improvement up to 30% in memory tasks. High ...Read more
Physical activity and fitness reflect on brain structure in cognitive decline. Especially brain regions which are affected by neurodegeneration seem to be responsive to exercise and fitness. Exercise to Prevent DiseaseRead more