Part of the essential Exercises For series, this key title in the management of dementia utliises the three key principles of movement, stability and stamina. It follows scientifically sound exercise programs that address the neuro-cognitive decline evident in diseases such as Alzheimer's. The programme has be shown to improve cerebral blood flow, assist in neurogenesis and challenge the participant to multi-task both physically and mentally. The guide also features up-to-date information on clinical treatments, daily exercises and a training log.
William Smith, MS, CSCS, MEPD, has been working in healthcare and wellness, including medically-based exercise therapy for elderly, pre- and post-rehabilitative, and special needs clients for many years. Will is a recognized national expert in health and wellness and has lectured at recognized centers of wellness including Canyon Ranch. Will currently teaches at UMDNJ Physical Therapy at Rutgers University and works for a top-rated healthcare system in New Jersey.