(44 B)

WOMEN’S BRAIN HEALTH SUMMIT: Equinox’s Niki Leondakis on Exercise’s Effect on the Brain

At The Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement and Lifetime Television’s “A Women’s Health Summit: It Starts with the Brain” on November 1, 2017, Niki Leondakis, CEO of Equinox, spoke about how exercise and movement stimulate the brain.

“What the research shows is that exercise—particularly cardiovascular exercise—increases blood flow to the brain.” she told WAM founder Maria Shriver.

Watch their conversation below:

WANT TO RECEIVE OUR NEWSLETTER?

More Stories from Our Caregiving Community

Caregiving and Self-Care During the Pandemic

Caregiving and Self-Care During the Pandemic

In the WAM Weekly, we asked superstar Gerontologist and Chief of Geriatric Medicine at UC Irvine, Lisa Gibbs, MD, how the pandemic has impacted the millions of Americans caring for someone with Alzheimer's or dementia. WAM: Caregiving is stressful under the best of...

read more

Voices Impacted By Alzheimer’s

For Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and Family Caregivers Month, we asked some of our favorite WAM friends to tell us why they are engaged in the fight against Alzheimer's. Listen to their powerful and personal stories below that will capture your hearts and share...

read more
An Alzheimer’s Diagnosis: Four Umbrellas Book Excerpt

An Alzheimer’s Diagnosis: Four Umbrellas Book Excerpt

Wanting to end the stigma and the stereotype that Alzheimer's is an old person's disease, a couple writes about their own journey into young-onset Alzheimer's in their new book, Four Umbrellas. In this excerpt, they detail Tony's diagnosis.  From as early as 2011,...

read more
111