The cure to Alzheimer's may lie in prevention. For years, researchers have focused slowing or curing the neurological disease. But many have pivoted to the idea of preventing it before the symptoms emerge. Cardiovascular health and genetics play a role in many cases, but in the case of Alzheimer's, prevention may be the best cure.
Coming up, we are talking about new research into preventing Alzheimer's and how that research could impact healthcare costs in the future.
Lisa Genova, neuroscientist and author, "Still Alice"
Dr. Alan Lerner, director of the Memory and Brain Health Center, University Hospitals of Cleveland Medical Center
Michelle Crum, education coordinator, Central Ohio Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association
Deneen Day, caregiver