Eric Reiman, MD, is the executive director of the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute in Phoenix, a nonprofit organization supported by donations from the community.
Question: What can you do to prevent Alzheimer’s disease?
Answer: At this time, there is no proven way to reduce a person’s risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Still, a number of risk-reducing strategies have been suggested, including lifestyle interventions with other health-promoting effects.
What else can you do? Sign up for the Alzheimer’s Prevention Registry to learn about the latest advances in Alzheimer’s prevention research, and find out what you can do to help researchers find effective prevention therapies. Learn about what we are doing in the Alzheimer’s Prevention Initiative (API) in the effort to hasten the evaluation of promising prevention therapies and find one that works as soon as possible.