Category: Guest Blogs

Improving Mobility to Improve Cognition: SYNERGIC Trial

“We have learned that the brain processes involved in activities like walking, and the processes involved in how a person solves a problem share similar locations and networks in the brain. Because problems with mobility are connected to a reduction in cognitive function, they...

The Way Older Adults Move can be a Sign of Dementia

“Finding early dementia detection methods is vital. In the future, it is conceivable that we will be able to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias before people even have significant memory loss. My team and I believe that gait, as a complex brain-motor task, provid...

Repeated Exposure to Music may Impact Alzheimer’s disease

The following is a guest post written by Drs. Corinne Fischer, Luis Fornazzari, Tom Schweizer, Michael Thaut, David Munoz, and Joseph Barfett Over half a million Canadians are living with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), and this number is expected to rise – exponentially – over the ...