We’ve all seen the studies that show exercise improves mental power in older people. But new research from UCLA is some of the first to track people over a span of several years using brain scans. The findings are crucial in a world where dementia is predicted to triple in the next 35 years. Because, whether you walk, swim, ballroom dance, or even garden (just a few times a week), keeping moving means significantly more gray matter – and 50 percent less risk of experiencing memory decline or Alzheimer’s.

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AuthorBeth McGroarty, Director of Research, GWI