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A 1-Hour Walk, 3 Times a Week, Has Benefits for Dementia

Our founder, Lynn Ivey, had the foresight to build a walking path around The Ivey’s mountain lodge-inspired building. And for good reason. As recently reported in The New York Times, a new study published in April in the British Journal of Sports Medicine shows that exercise may bolster the brain function and thinking skills of people with dementia. The study’s findings suggest that walking a few times per week might alter the trajectory of the disease and improve the physical well-being of people who develop a common form of age-related memory loss that otherwise has few treatments. You can read the full NY Times story by clicking HERE.