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Video games help seniors get physical, mental exercise (access required)

Rolling bowling balls, clanking pins and an outburst of cheers erupted from a back room at Elderhaus, an adult day care center in Fort Collins, Colo. Seventy-two-year-old Ken Blask had just bowled a strike, and now it was Jack Graf’s turn to take a roll. Slowly, the 68-year-old walked in front of the lane. He ...

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