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Lifting Weights, Twice a Week, May Aid the Brain

Lifting Weights, Twice a Week, May Aid the Brain

We made The New York Times again! Read more about the benefits of resistance training, in an interview with our own Teresa Liu-Ambrose, here!

Want To Be More Active? There’s An App For That

Want To Be More Active? There’s An App For That

Check out this exciting new app, created through ICON (Improving Cognitive & Joint Health Network)! Walking 10 blocks a day has been shown to help maintain brain size and reduce the risk of dementia. Try the Walk 10 Blocks app today! Click here to read more.

Can Exercise Slow the Progression of Alzheimer’s Pathology?

Can Exercise Slow the Progression of Alzheimer’s Pathology?

Our very own Lisanne ten Brinke’s AAIC poster is discussed in this post! Check it out here!

Born to Walk: Improve Your Health in 15 Minutes or Less

Born to Walk: Improve Your Health in 15 Minutes or Less

There are so many reasons why we should walk. Check them out here and read up on Teresa Liu-Ambrose’s comments!

Walking Three Hours A Week Improves Brain Function: UBC Research

Walking Three Hours A Week Improves Brain Function: UBC Research

We’re on the Vancouver Sun! Read more on how for those with mild cognitive impairment caused by mini-strokes, exercise is the best medicine– here.

Exercise Boosts Cognition In Symptomatic Disease

Exercise Boosts Cognition In Symptomatic Disease

Teresa Liu-Ambrose shares some insight in this recent article. Read more here!

Can Exercise Slow the Progression of Alzheimer’s Pathology?

Can Exercise Slow the Progression of Alzheimer’s Pathology?

Teresa Liu-Ambrose shares some insight in this recent article. Read more here!

A Win-Win for UBC Researchers and Seniors in the Community

A Win-Win for UBC Researchers and Seniors in the Community

Our own Glenn Landry shared his research in the recent Masterclass seminar series at Tapestry Wesbrook Village! Read more here!

Balance and Other Simple Physical Function Measurements Can Predict Cognitive Decline

Balance and Other Simple Physical Function Measurements Can Predict Cognitive Decline

Our own Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose was featured in the VCH Research Institute newsletter, read more here!

The Benefits of Pumping Iron in Later Life – Wall Street Journal

The Benefits of Pumping Iron in Later Life – Wall Street Journal

We’re in the Wall Street Journal! Read more about how intense strength training helps fend off age-related disability and fuel your brain here!