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Exercise: Benefiting Both Your Body and Mind

Your brain is a complex organ. One new case of dementia is diagnosed every four seconds, so it’s important to protect your brain function however you can. There is research emerging daily that indicates exercising your body is actually working out your brain, as well. Exercise and Your Brain When you exercise, you breathe harder…

How Dance Combats Dementia by Rachel Withers

How Dance Combats Dementia

For some, dancing is a fun, effective means of physical fitness. For others, it is much more. Recent studies show that frequent dancing may improve cognitive function, offering protection from dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia and Dance As we age, our brain loses mental connections when brain cells deteriorate. Those with Alzheimer’s and other forms…