Dementia is a major cause of limitation in daily activities in older adults. Chair yoga is a noninvasive and low-impact intervention that combines flexibility, balance, strength, breathing, relaxation, and mindfulness training while sitting or standing on a chair.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
Seniors program shows the benefits of socializing and exercise.... A seniors program that combines exercise and socializing for people in the early stages of dementia and their care partners is taking place weekly at the Maple Ridge Seniors Activity Centre. Mi...Read more