For senior living professionals, participation in physical fitness programs is a huge priority. Here are 4 tips from communities generating high participation.
How exercise has been proven to improve cognition, maximize resident engagement and aid the marketing of senior living communities.
Research indicates that physical activity has an impact on cognitive function beginning in infancy and continuing through every stage of our life. But, recent studies demonstrate that exercise done today might support cognitive functioning for years to come, regardless of your age.
Neurological studies indicate that by late middle age, most people develop age-related lesions in brain white matter. New research is demonstrating that regular strength-training creates a layer of cognitive protection that can decrease, or even prevent, this decline in brain function.