Exercise Is a Brain Saver

A group of smiling seniors ready to exercise.

Regular physical activity may reduce the chances of developing dementia. A recent study found that older, nondisabled adults who exercised regularly cut their risk of vascular-related dementia by 40 percent and cognitive impairment of any kind by 60 percent.


"Regular Physical Activity Reduces Risk of Dementia in Older People," American Heart Association, 11/1/12