This event was held on February 14, 2011 at Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room AB
What does current research suggest are the things that increase or decrease the risk for Alzheimer's disease as an individual ages? How can we tell if we are at risk and are there steps we can take to decrease the risk?
Find out more as Kenneth M Langa, M.D., Ph.D, provides background on this disease and other causes for memory problems and dementia in older adults. Lessons regarding the most promising ways to decrease one's risk of Alzheimer's disease will be reviewed and current University of Michigan research using data from the United States, as well as other countries, will also be presented. This event is cosponsored by the UM Geriatrics Center.