A 1-Hour Walk, 3 Times a Week Impacts Dementia

For adults challenged by memory loss exercise is more than exercise. Physical exercise, including walks in the park, contribute to an active lifestyle that research confirms can improve the physical and mental health of persons with dementia.

The New York Times recently reported on research which suggests that frequent, brisk walks might improve memory and physical abilities for those in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, read the full article HERE.

At OPICA’s Adult Day Program we provide a comprehensive set of activities that are tailored to an individual’s impairment level and the needs of their families throughout all stages of memory loss. We provide a broad range of socially and intellectually engaging activities that provide cognitive stimulation, dignity, and enjoyment for dementia clients. For more information about our services click HERE.

Many people with an Alzheimer’s diagnosis continue to live fulfilling lives for many years, surrounded by loved ones and care providers who purposefully enrich their quality of life. OPICA also provides supportive services for families and care providers. If you know someone who might benefit from our support, share this post with them on social media below…

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