This Kansas City Woman Cared For Her Parents With Dementia. Then Her Own Memory Started To Slip | KCUR 89.3
For many people, developing dementia can be a terrifying prospect, and experts warn that within the next few decades, the United States will face a surge in cases due to its aging population.
A newly approved drug to treat Alzheimer’s disease has raised hopes for a treatment, despite incomplete evidence that it improves symptoms. But a growing body of research suggests that exercise, sleep and other behaviors may be powerful preventive tools, even for people who are genetically predisposed to the disease.
“Maybe it does run in your family, because there’s a few of these risk genes that are in