Summary of What You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer’s

Looking for the video?
We have the summary! Get the key insights in just 5 minutes.

What You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer’s summary
Start getting smarter:
or see our plans




  • Applicable
  • Eye Opening
  • Inspiring


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.

About the Speaker

Neuroscientist Lisa Genova wrote Still Alice, a novel that inspired an Oscar-winning film of the same name.



Decades of research have failed to produce a viable treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. Yet don’t abandon hope. You have the power to change your brain’s fate without relying on medicine to provide the cure.

Alzheimer’s begins in the brain’s synapses – that is, the points where neurons connect and where neurotransmitters release the signals that enable you to communicate, think, feel emotion and remember. During the transmitting process, neurons release amyloid beta, a small peptide. Cells called microglia usually clear away amyloid beta to keep it from accumulating. But when the ...

More on this topic

Customers who read this summary also read

Framing AI for Business
Every Company Will Be a Fintech Company
How to Be a Productivity Ninja
Drop the Ball Instead of Trying to Do It All
America’s Dopamine-Fueled Shopping Addiction
Mental Health Strategies That Work and Don’t Work

Related Channels

Comment on this summary