Mild cognitive impairment: Light exercise halts cognitive decline in people at risk of Alzheimer’sAugust 3, 2022
For people with mild cognitive impairment, stretching or other light exercise for just 2 hours a week can prevent further cognitive decline
3 August 2022
For older people with mild cognitive impairment, just 2 hours of low-intensity exercise a week may be enough to halt further cognitive decline.
Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) refers to problems with memory, attention or other aspects of cognition that are noticeable to the affected person or their loved ones but not severe enough to interfere with independent living. People with MCI have a higher risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease. There …