Tag Archives: moderate exercise

Fitness in a Flash: Exercise for Older Adults and Caregivers

By Michelle Porter Tiernan Regular physical activity can keep you strong, improve your flexibility and help you manage stress. But when you’re a caregiver for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, it’s often difficult to find time to exercise. If … Continue reading

Regular Exercise and Resistance Training Are Good for the Brain

Ongoing physical activity has been linked to a longer life and all kinds of benefits for the body, including less heart disease, fewer falls and broken bones, greater lung function and a trimmer physique. Now, two new studies provide further … Continue reading

Regular Exercise and Resistance Training Are Good for the Brain

Ongoing physical activity has been linked to a longer life and all kinds of benefits for the body, including less heart disease, fewer falls and broken bones, greater lung function and a trimmer physique… Continue reading

Want to Keep the Memory Sharp? Try Walking

Seniors who walked regularly had a lower risk of dementia. Continue reading

Physical Activity Benefits Nursing-Home Residents with Alzheimer’s

A couple hours a week of moderate activity allowed seniors with Alzheimer’s who were living in a nursing home to boost stamina and better carry out everyday activities than those who did not receive a structured exercise program. Continue reading

Lifestyle Measures May Promote Sound Sleep in Alzheimer’s

Education, exercise, and sunshine showed benefits in study. Continue reading

Exercise Boosts Mood, Performance of Alzheimer’s Patients

A home exercise program produced a slew of benefits for patients and caregivers alike. Continue reading