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Friendly dementia communities that carry out a study of brain research at Okotoks

Dementia friendly communities cooperate with the University of Calgary to bring a study of the brain to Okotoks.

The Brain in Motion study examines the relationship between exercise and cognition in adults at risk of Alzheimer's disease or dementia.

Jennifer Mallamo with the Brenda Strafford Foundation claims she needs participants.

"We are looking for men and women aged between 50 and 80 with one or more vascular risk factors, including hypertension, diabetes, obesity, high cholesterol, a history of previous illness. coronary Someone in their family, then a parent, brother or son diagnosed with dementia such as Alzheimer's disease, or a current smoker.As a participant, you would have the opportunity to take part in free stretching and strength programs or exercise programs. study at Okotoks, both programs would be offered in the Pason arena ".

Mallamo says it's a great opportunity for anyone looking for a structure around their fitness routine, as well as a potential benefit to brain health.

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