Seniors who keep active are less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease, according to the findings of a new study.
The research from Rush University Medical Centre in Chicago showed that simple activities like cleaning can help to reduce the risk.
Just over 700 volunteers took part in the study with an average age of 82. All of the seniors wore a device to monitor their daily activity levels and 71 of the participants developed Alzheimer’s within three years. It was also found that the seniors who were the least active had double the risk of developing the disease. Read more
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