Rich or poor, famous or anonymous, civilian or President of the United States—Alzheimer’s disease does not discriminate.
The most common form of dementia, it affects about five million Americans today. That number will increase considerably in the next 30 years, to a projected 16 million Americans in 2050—which makes gaining a greater understanding of this disease critical.
Yet Alzheimer’s continues to intrigue and confound researchers. It’s a complex disease with many risk factors, some of which you can’t change, like your age or genes. But some promising research is being done that shows that you can reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia through simple lifestyle tweaks.
Read on to discover the healthy habits that may keep Alzheimer’s at bay, and to ensure your health and the health of others, don’t miss these Sure Signs You’ve Already Had Coronavirus.