Pro Tips for Engaging People with Cognitive Impairment in Evidence-Based Exercise: A Master Class
Interactive Workshop | Science to Practice
Our team, with over 75 years of experience working with people with Down syndrome and dementia, shares practical tips for eliciting maximal and safe participation during group- and 1-on-1 exercise training. Participants will practice engagement and cueing strategies, leaving confident they can be effective trainers for people with cognitive impairment. The workshop also includes a presentation describing the importance of progressive resistance training for the prevention and treatment of dementia.