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How Exercise helps Alzheimer’s

Let’s get moving to avoid Alzheimer’s! Found this in the June 2019 Cosco magazine.

Music is best exercise for the brain

Check out how music helps the brain…

Click HERE to view Video on Here is what music does to your body


“Three studies published this month explore how the brain responds to music. The quest to dissect exactly what chemical processes occur when we put our headphones on is far from over, but scientists have come across some clues.”


“Evidence is in — music activates every known part of the brain. (2)

Just as it’s never too early to start, it’s also never too late to benefit from music either.

Seniors who play an instrument, sing or dance reap physical, psychological and social benefits from music.

Music protects against memory problems and cognitive decline even more so than other leisure activities. (53)

Seniors with musical backgrounds score higher on cognitive tests and show greater mental flexibility than their non-musical counterparts. (54)

Listening to music has been shown to significantly improve working memory in older adults. (55)”


“If you want to keep your brain engaged throughout the aging process, listening to or playing music is a great tool. It provides a total brain workout.” Research has shown that listening to music can reduce anxiety, blood pressure, and pain as well as improve sleep quality, mood, mental alertness, and memory.”


Dancing can reverse the signs of aging in the brain

Dancing Can Reverse the Signs of Aging in the Brain

Hot off the presses!! Check out this website to read about how what you do every day with CS Dance Factory can reduce the signs of aging in the brain!!

Click here for article summarized by Neurosciences News

Click here for original research article by Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 15 June 2017

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Dance is good for your brain!

Check out this Interesting article on how the hippocampus and cognitive function GROWS with aerobic exercise!

Check out The Healing Powers of Dance, with AARP’s interview of Dr Joe Verghese at Albert Einstein College of Medicine…  The New England Journal of Medicine found that frequent dancing was the only physical activity of 9 researched that lowered the risk of dementia considerably.