Exercise for Cognitive and Physical Function in Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment

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Submitted by Minnesota North... on May 26, 2022 - 11:57am CDT

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This presentation (53:20 minutes) given by Ellen McGough discusses exercise for cognitive and physical function in older adults that have cognitive impairment. By the end of the presentation, learners should be able to: (1) describe the benefits of exercise on brain health and physical function; (2) discuss mechanisms of neuroplasticity in relation to exercise; and (3) identify practical methods to adapt exercise interventions for people with cognitive impairment. To access this material, registration is required by the creators but there is no charge for it.

Ellen McGough
Age-Friendly Care and Education Collection