Helping People with Dementia Thrive with Ping Pong

When a parent or spouse is diagnosed with dementia, fun and games are far from most people’s minds. Believe it or not, a popular tabletop game can actually slow cognitive decline. It can give those coping with early-stage or mid-stage dementia an opportunity to thrive. That game? Ping pong . Ping pong (table tennis) has been called the world’s number one brain sport. It contributes to mental quickness while slowing the effects of age and disease on the mind. It’s also considered one of the best sports for older adults, offering a moderate cardio workout with low joint stress […]