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Studies show how neighbourhoods may help preserve older adults' cognitive health

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Three University of Michigan studies show that urban and suburban neighbourhoods that provide opportunities for socialization, physical activity, and intellectual stimulation may help preserve older adults' cognitive health. This research offers evidence for the importance of community-based senior serving organizations and will be of particular interest to age-friendly community practitioners, senior centres, and those working in community development and engagement.


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    Dec 02, 2021

  • Subject Area
    • Mental Health and Wellness
    • Social Connectedness / Social Isolation
    • Education, Recreation, & Arts
    • Physical Activity
  • Audience
    • Service Providers (Non-profits, Community Organizations, Local government)
    • Government
    • Health Authorities
    • Funders
    • Academics
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