Dallas Zoo Helps People With Dementia Connect With Nature

Studies have shown that physical activity may help slow cognitive decline, and taking in new information can increase brain activity.

By Syeda HasanApril 1, 2019 7:39 am, , ,

From KERA:

On a sunny spring day, families gathered outside the lion enclosure at the Dallas Zoo, where trainers took the big cats through some exercises and rewarded them with meatballs. Sara Salinas came out to see the lions with her uncle Simon, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease about 11 years ago.

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