One of the big scary pieces of growing old is the possiblity of developing Alzheimer Dementia. This progressive neurological disease is poorly understood, meaning the options for prevention and treatment have a long way to go.
In this episode, we talk about what the disease is, current options for treatment, the reality of prevention, and an approach to choosing long term care.
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