Alzheimer's Disease: Risk Factors, Prevention

VOICE OVER: Rebecca Brayton
While there is still no cure for Alzheimer's, there has been much progress made in recent years in pinpointing its causes. This has helped researchers develop theories and practices to slow the disease's progression and even prevent its onset for a few years. Managing weight and health levels, cholesterol and avoiding strokes by staying healthy are all important in the fight against Alzheimer's. In this video, gets help from the Alzheimer's Society of Montreal and leading Alzheimer's researcher Dr. Serge Gauthier to learn more about the risk factors associated with Alzheimer's, and what steps can be taken in preventing this degenerative disease.