Exercise Believed To Help Lower Alzheimer’s Risk

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Exercise does the body good. Turns out it can also be good for the brain.

There are many different risk factors that are linked to Alzheimer’s, including obesity, heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure. Having a regular exercise routine and a health diet can help with all of these and lower the risk of getting Alzheimer’s.

Gregory Culbertson has been seeing firsthand how exercise can help slow the progression of Alzheimer’s.

Culbertson, who used to be in the piano business, got involved through a friend in helping seniors exercise. For the past two years, Culbertson has been taking seniors to McLeod Health and Fitness to work out. He is working now with six seniors, ranging in age from their early sixties to the oldest at 86. They are all in various stages of the disease.

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