Outsmarting Alzheimer's: What You Can Do To Reduce Your Risk

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Did you know that getting on the treadmill can help keep your brain sharp? Or that repeatedly staying up to catch the late show could increase the likelihood of being struck down by dementia? The dozens of choices you make over the course of any average day all add up. Together with your family history, they establish your chances of getting Alzheimer's years from now. No drugs or procedures can cure or even effectively treat Alzheimer's yet. But you have the power to help reduce your risk of ever getting this terrifying disease. Based on the latest scientific research, Outsmarting Alzheimer's gives you eighty simple lifestyle prescriptions in the six key areas with the most scientific evidence for protecting your brain health. These easy, low-cost, and fun brain-boosting activities can help you delay or even avoid the onset of Alzheimer's disease and dementia, mitigating symptoms like forgetfulness or depression and sharpening your mental edge. With a personalized three-week plan that includes recipes, brain games, and exercises, along with advice for caregivers, Outsmarting Alzheimer's is your best shot at staying sharp and vibrant for life.

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Kenneth S. Kosik, MD, is a neurologist, researcher, and professor in neuroscience at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He has received many awards and professional honors, including the Whitaker Health Sciences Award, and is coauthor of The Alzheimer's Solution and When Someone You Love Has Alzheimer's.

Barry Abrams has narrated and produced audiobooks for a variety of publishers. Since 2012, he has also hosted and produced ESPN's In the Gate podcast. Based in Danbury, Connecticut, Barry engineers and calls live webcasts of his son's ice hockey games.

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“Outsmarting Alzheimer’s translates the latest brain science into practical strategies that can not only reduce your risk for Alzheimer’s in the future, but boost your current memory abilities and overall health.” (Gary Small, MD, Director, UCLA Longevity Center and author of 2 Weeks to a Younger Brain and The Alzheimer’s Prevention Program)

“Kudos to Ken Kosik for providing this authoritative, lively, and practical manual for applying the best evidence available to reduce your risk of getting Alzheimer’s disease.” (Eric Nestler, MD, PhD, Nash Family Professor, Director, Friedman Brain Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai)

“Dr. Kosik’s plan is practical, scientifically-informed, adaptable to each person, and tremendously important. Reducing your risk for Alzheimer’s is one of life’s most important projects --- START NOW!” (Jeffrey Cummings, MD,ScD, Camille and Larry Ruvo Chair for Brain Health; Director, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health)

"A very timely, important, and even fun book, Outsmarting Alzheimer's first debunks old and misleading myths about the disease and then helps the reader adopt sound strategies to stay sharp and vital longer than previously thought possible." (Alvaro Fernandez, co-author of The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness)

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