Exercise Slows Progression of Alzheimer’s

Exercise Slows the Progression of Alzheimer’s and Helps Prevent Falls

 

A new study on Alzheimer’s and exercise suggest that exercise, particularly when tailored to an individual’s needs and performed at home, may help Alzheimer’s patients maintain their independence and delay the move to a nursing home. “This is an important study,” said Dr. Kostos Lyketsos, director of the Johns Hopkins Memory and Alzheimer’s Treatment Center, in Baltimore. “If we could ever deliver exercise for people with dementia in their homes, I think we could accomplish very substantial benefits for patients and reduce costs, which is a very big deal … in health care these days.” Lyketsos was not involved in the new research.

 

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  1. Thanks for sharing this great post. Very informative and makes perfect sense.
    Carol

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