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Thursday, October 11, 2012

Exercise Calms Agitation Associated with Dementia | Alzheimer's Reading Room


Agitation and functioning improved in a group of elderly nursing home residents suffering from severe dementia when they engaged in just 30 minutes of supervised exercise three times a week ... "exercise benefits all; even those with severe dementia can reap the benefits of exercise if people are patient enough."

Exercise Calms Agitation Associated with Dementia
If you put the word exercise in the search box of this blog you will find we have a large knowledge base on Alzheimer's and exercise. 
I often write about how I believe one of the most important things to do with/for a person suffering living with Alzheimer's disease is to exercise. 
I wrote repeatedly about how exercise transforms my mother from a zombie to a person with a smile on her face. The transformation continues to amaze me even after 6, strike that 8 years.
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