Good News on the Alzheimer’s Epidemic: Risk for Older Adults Declining

People are less likely to develop Alzheimer’s Disease than they were 20 years ago according to the New England Journal of Medicine. The authors looked at five new studies that give credit to healthier lifestyles, education, and health care as the leading causes of this decline. People in the United States are valuing education more than ever and going through more years of school per capita than in the past, helping to ward off this disease by keeping the brain working.

Science Daily, November 27, 2013