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7 Things You Can Do To Stop Alzheimer's By 2025

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Currently, there are 44 million people suffering from dementia globally. That number is up 22% over the past three years when there were 35.6 million people suffering from the disease. The report …

Currently, there are 44 million people suffering from dementia globally. That number is up 22% over the past three years when there were 35.6 million people suffering from the disease. The report estimates that by 2050 over 135 million people worldwide will have dementia, tripling the amount of people who have it now.
Over the next decade, cases of Alzheimer’s are projected to increase by 40 percent, barring a medical breakthrough. the number of people living with dementia will triple by 2050.
Here are seven things you can do to stop Alzheimer's by 2025.
Read more: http://www.alzheimers.net/2013-12-11/alzheimers-global-epidemic-by-2050/

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  • 1. 7 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO STOP ALZHEIMER’S BY 2025
  • 2. 1. JOIN A CLINICAL TRIAL Are you a healthy adult or know of someone who has been recently diagnosed? Everyone is highly encouraged to participate in a clinical trial. www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/clinical-trials 7 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO STOP ALZHEIMER’S BY 2025
  • 3. 2. GET GENETIC TESTING Assess your risk of having any amount of genetic predisposition for Alzheimer’s by getting yourself genetically tested. www.alz.org/national/documents/topicsheet_genetictesting.pdf 7 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO STOP ALZHEIMER’S BY 2025
  • 4. 3. EMAIL, CALL, AND TWEET YOUR STATE SENATE & CONGRESS Get them to increase funding for Alzheimer’s research and FDA to approve more drugs that impede Alzheimer’s, just as they did with cancer. 7 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO STOP ALZHEIMER’S BY 2025
  • 5. ALZHEIMERS .NET 4. GET EDUCATED ABOUT ALZHEIMER’S & DEMENTIA Learn more about Alzheimer’s risk factors, treatments, myths and clinical studies. www.aplaceformom.com/blog/category/memory-dementia-care 7 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO STOP ALZHEIMER’S BY 2025
  • 6. ?? !! 5. SPEAK UP IF YOU SEE THE SYMPTOMS Help to de-stigmatize and get the conversation going about symptoms and other important facts. www.aplaceformom.com/senior-care-resources/articles/alzheimers-warning-signs 7 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO STOP ALZHEIMER’S BY 2025
  • 7. STOP ALZHEIMER’S 6. SIGN THE STOP ALZHEIMER’S PETITION Get the word out about Alzheimer’s by signing the petition. www.alzfdn.org/AFAServices/napa_survey.html 7 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO STOP ALZHEIMER’S BY 2025
  • 8. F IG FI G H T H T ALZ HEI MER ’S! ME R’ S! AL ZH EI FIGHT A L Z H E IM E R ’S ! 7. JOIN THE FIGHT AGAINST ALZHEIMER’S Volunteer or donate to your favorite Alzheimer’s research or Alzheimer’s awareness organization. www.alz.org/join_the_cause_volunteer.asp 7 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO STOP ALZHEIMER’S BY 2025