September Healthy Living: Alzheimer's Awareness

September 1, 2019

Plus3's monthly health tips bring you deeper insights into a particular health topic so you can continue to grow and lead your healthiest, best self.

 

September is World Alzheimer's Month. Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia and evolving research is showing that people can reduce their risk through a variety of lifestyle changes. According to the Alzheimer's Association these include making key lifestyle changes, including participating in regular physical activity, staying socially engaged, and maintaining good heart health.

 

Resources

→ Brain Health: Alzheimer's Association

→ CDC World Alzheimer's Month Resources

→ World Alzheimer's Month Website

 

 

What you can do to prevent Alzheimer’s - Start with a Ted Talk!

 

By Lisa Genova TED

Alzheimer's doesn't have to be your brain's destiny, says neuroscientist and author of "Still Alice," Lisa Genova. She shares the latest science investigating the disease -- and some promising research on what each of us can do to build an Alzheimer's-resistant brain.

 

→ Read or watch at ted.com

 

 

 

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