If you’re lucky enough to live to a ripe old age, Alzheimer’s disease likely will feature in your future: You’ll either develop the condition or be a caregiver for a patient. Neuroscientist Lisa Genova assuages fears regarding this incurable, debilitating condition by enumerating lifestyle changes that can inhibit its onset. getAbstract recommends Genova’s thoughtful presentation to Alzheimer’s patients, caregivers and anyone concerned about neural health.
In this summary, you will learn
- What causes Alzheimer’s disease,
- What lifestyle choices inhibit symptoms from developing and
- How lifelong learning contributes to brain health.
About the Speaker
Neuroscientist Lisa Genova wrote Still Alice, a novel that inspired an Oscar-winning film of the same name.
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