Health experts say there's no question that physical exercise is good for your body. But, what about exercise for your brain? Do brain games help people with Alzheimer's disease stay mentally fit? Dr. Ronald Petersen, a neurologist and director of Mayo Clinic's Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, says there is evidence that engaging in mental, physical and social activity may play a role in keeping brains sharper.
Reporter Vivien Williams has more in this Mayo Clinic Minute.
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