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Daily Movement May Boost Brain Health in the Elderly

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Daily Movement May Boost Brain Health in the Elderly

Even light activity, such as daily household chores, can help reduce the risk of cognitive decline.

While the true cause of dementia is still a mystery, science is doing it’s part to try to find ways that we can reduce our risk of cognitive decline as we get older. A new study found that higher levels of daily movement were linked to better thinking and memory skills. While intense activity and exercise is highly beneficial, even light activity can make a difference, such as chopping onions, sweeping the floor, or even typing can help. Find out more on this exciting new research over at NPR.