Jeremy Yorgason, Lee Johnson, Melanie Hill, and Bailey Selland have found that couples who exercise together experience even more benefits than if they only exercise separately.
BYU student Katie Strobel, an entrepreneurship senior from Idaho Falls, Idaho, teamed up with BYU engineering students through the Crocker Fellows program to create a smartwatch application for elderly adults. “We call ourselves the smart Life Alert.”
Exercise protects vital memory and learning functions, according to BYU Gerontology Faculty Affiliate Jeff Edwards.
Researchers examine elderly people with a high risk for Alzheimer’s disease who remain cognitively healthy. They find that rare variants in the RAB10 gene may provide protection from the disease.
BYU's Department of Psychology, Gerontology Program, and Neuroscience Center hosted Ivo Pirisi, PhD, from Italy on Thursday, November 16th. Dr. Pirisi is an expert on Blue Zones and Longevity.