Invited paper: Dementia friendly Tai Chi

Authors: Nyman, S.R.

Conference: Seminar on “physical activity among hard-to-reach groups: Issues of research, policy and practice”, part of the Economic and Social Research Council funded seminar series on “new directions in ageing and physical activity”

Dates: 12 November 2015


This presentation will introduce a newly-funded research project that will offer Tai Chi to community-dwelling older people with dementia. It will outline the rationale for the study along with the approach taken to delivery of the intervention, with a focus on harnessing participant’s implicit memory and a positive approach to mental capacity.

Source: Manual