Posts tagged Cognitive Health
A Community-Based Approach Combining Physical and Mental Exercise to Prevent Dementia

Location: Japan

In the face of an increasing number of people with dementia, Japan’s National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology (NCGG) advocates the incorporation of exercise into efforts to prevent and diminish dementia. In 2012 they developed a prevention-oriented approach called “cognicise”—a combination of physical exercises and cognitive challenges carried out in a fun atmosphere.

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