… for whatever it’s worth…

“New study results from the University of Kansas… (presented in November) at the Gerontological Society of America’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C., bolster the adage that “heart healthy is brain healthy.” The investigation shows neighborhoods that motivate walking can stave off cognitive decline in older adults.”

In a recent news release from the University of Kansas, Brendan Lynch writes of study reports showing that intricate community layouts might help to keep cognition sharp, rather than serve as a source of confusion in older adults.

If proven true, this research could provide yet another reason to support walkable communities. As always, we provide this information for whatever it’s worth.

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