Move it and use it: Exergaming may help those at risk of Alzheimer's or related dementias

May 15th, 2018 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

Older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), often a precursor to Alzheimer's, showed significant improvement with certain complex thinking and memory skills after exergaming, according to a new study. The results could encourage seniors, caregivers and health care providers to pursue or prescribe exergames (video games that also require physical exercise) in hopes of slowing the debilitating effects of those with MCI, sometimes a stage between normal brain aging and dementia.
Source: Medicine Science Daily

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