The most effective way to reduce your chances of getting Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias is to minimize the risk factors and make healthy lifestyle choices that benefit both your body and brain.
There is no one specific method, treatment or substance that is proven to prevent dementia. The good news is that we know that there are things you can do to reduce your risk of dementia, thanks to the many studies being done on risk and prevention.
As many of the risk factors that can affect your chances of getting dementia involve your physical and mental health, the best way to reduce your risk is to lead a healthy, balanced lifestyle that takes care of both your body and your brain.
You can learn more about risk factors, as well as lifestyle tips and strategies that can reduce your risk, by visiting the Alzheimer Society of Canada’s website.