Scientists are working hard to find ways to prevent Alzheimer’s disease. Much of the research about Alzheimer’s involves understanding factors that put people more at risk for developing the disease. Our hope: that we can find ways to stop Alzheimer’s before it starts.
Learn more about known and suspected risk factors for Alzheimer’s below, including steps you can take that may lower your chances of developing the disease.
Risk Factors - Information about critical risk factors, including genetics, head injuries, and heart health
Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease: What Do We Know? - A good basic guide to risk factors and prevention strategies.
From Treating to Preventing: A New Tack for Alzheimer’s Research PDF - A shifting approach to reducing the impact of Alzheimer’s disease.
Alzheimer’s Disease: Unraveling the Mystery PDF - A look at the biology of Alzheimer’s
The Brain Health Resource - A presentation toolkit about brain health and aging, including a PowerPoint presentation and print resources.