Posts Tagged ‘mild mental decline’


Exercise Trumps Brain Games in Keeping Our Minds Intact

It’s inevitable that as we age, our brains get smaller. Nerves die off, losing their connections, and that leads to a thinned out network feeding our thinking functions. But brain shrinkage isn’t inevitable, according to the latest study of elderly adults. In recent years, as more research reveals the benefits of staying both physically and […]

Exercise Can Prevent Alzheimer's Disease

Studies Show That Exercise Can Shield The Aging Brain

Evidence is mounting that exercise provides some protection from memory loss and Alzheimer’s disease, with three new studies showing that a variety of physical activities are associated with healthier brains in older adults. One study found that normally sedentary older adults who walked at a moderate pace three times a week for a year boosted […]