Dec 16, 2014

High-Risk Patients Explore Alzheimer's Prevention at Young Age

Alzheimer's disease doesn't just affect the patient, it affects the entire family.

By Alzheimer's Reading Room

High-Risk Patients Explore Alzheimer's Prevention at Young Age

I thought you might find this video from NBC news of interest.

At the Alzheimer's Prevention Clinic at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, the hope is that by spotting signs of the disease years before it arrives, patients might be able to change their fate by changing their behavior. It's one of just a few facilities in the country working with patients in a clinical setting to look for early-onset Alzheimer's, and its principle is simple:

"Alzheimer's disease doesn't just affect the patient; it affects the entire family."


Subscribe to the Alzheimer's Reading Room
Email:


Read more at the source.

Search 4,970 original articles for 


More Articles on Alzheimer's and Dementia

You are reading original content the Alzheimer's Reading Room