Daily Physical Activity May Reduce Alzheimer’s Disease Risk at Any Age

The results of our study indicate that all physical activities including exercise as well as other activities such as cooking, washing the dishes, and cleaning are associated with a reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease,” said Dr. Aron S. Buchman, lead author of the study and associate professor of neurological sciences at Rush. “These results provide support for efforts to encourage all types of physical activity even in very old adults who might not be able to participate in formal exercise, but can still benefit from a more active lifestyle.

“Daily Physical Activity May Reduce Alzheimer’s Disease Risk at Any Age” By: Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer’s Reading Room
April 18th, 2012

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