Active Minds Ward Off Dementia

Getting grandpa on a treadmill isn’t going to cut it.There’s more to dementia-prevention than just pure exercise, new Western University research suggests.The key to staving off the degenerative condition, which affects more than a half million people in Canada, might just be activities that combine both the mind and movement.Woodstock seniors who completed a 15-minute choreographed step exercise after their regular workout showed improvements in their memory and cognition — not just at the end of the study, but six months later.

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