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Exercise is an important tool in the prevention of Alzheimer's, as it improves blood flow, brings essential oxygen and nutrients to the brain to function well, reduces stress hormones, and increases chemicals that nourish brain cells. Not only can exercise ward off depression, but it can also prevent damage to brain tissue.

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Credit: Thinkstock   Once you’ve reached your 70s, will you look back and thank your middle-aged self for spending another hour each day on social media rather than jogging around your neighborhood? According to new research, the answer is no: you’re more likely to wish that you’d had more self-discipline.   A…

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Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders, Health Guide, commented on Midlife Exercise May Have Beneficial… Thanks, Kelly. You had some excellent advice to offer, as well. Many of us…

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Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders, Health Guide, posted Using Physical Therapy to Achieve the… Credit: Thinkstock   As people age, they are likely to find that…

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Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders, Health Guide, posted Fitness and Aging Well: A Vital… How vital is fitness to aging well? Very. A recent study of participants in the…

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Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders, Health Guide, commented on Heart and Brain Health Closely Related I agree, Mike. I think that we need to be aware of many environmental issues in…

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