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How to Create a Dementia Exercise Therapy Program

There is a strong need for non-pharmaceutical approaches to managing the cognitive and physical symptoms of dementias including Alzheimer’s disease. Treating dementia with specially designed exercise therapy programs is an exciting possibility. In this post I outline guiding principles for developing your own dementia exercise program. Medications for dementia offer…

Treating dementia with physical exercise

New clinical research suggests that certain types of physical exercise may significantly improve the physical and cognitive symptoms of dementia. Dementia including Alzheimer’s disease is common in our aging population, and represents a growing burden to our health care system and to the lives of family and friends of those…