While we know generally that exercise is a critical activity for healthier aging, the question remains whether specific forms of exercise have special benefits for seniors. In a new study published in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, researchers have determined that dancing can have considerable positive impact on your aging brain, leading to noticeable behavioral changes and improved balance. In a study comparing endurance and flexibility training versus dance, scientists found that dance had a greater beneficial effect than more typical exercise routines. So take out your tap shoes and read more about his new finding Here. And, for some offbeat inspiration, watch this duo of older Japanese women exalt in the joy of hip hop dancing Here.