June 14, 2019

Get Active to Protect Your Brain!

According to the National Institute on Aging, physical activity has been associated with a lower rate of Alzheimer’s disease as well as a slower rate of cognitive decline, including in those individuals who are already exhibiting symptoms of Alzheimer’s. Scientists have discovered links between motor abilities and cognitive test performance, as well as between physical activity and cognitive functioning. To read more about these findings, see this article about physical activity and motor ability by the National Institute on Aging. And in recognition of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, do what you can to protect your brain against Alzheimer’s disease!

Source: National Institute on Aging https://www.nia.nih.gov/news/physical-activity-and-motor-ability-associated-better-cognition-older-adults-even-dementia 

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