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Exercise and physical activity for people with dementia factsheet
This fact sheet explains why keeping physically active is important for people with dementia, gives examples of suitable exercises and physical activities for people in different stages of dementia and suggests how much activity is appropriate
Leading a physically active lifestyle can have a significant impact on wellbeing.

Exercise is beneficial for physical and mental health and can improve quality of life for people in all stages of dementia. It includes a wide range of physical activities from walking across the room or gardening to dancing.

This factsheet explains why keeping physically active is important for people with dementia, gives examples of suitable exercises and physical activities for people in different stages of dementia, and suggests how much activity is appropriate.

This document can be downloaded below, or accessed at www.alzheimers.org.uk
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Website: www.alzheimers.org.uk