Despite all the research being done on Alzheimer’s, we still have no way of preventing it. Researchers around the world are conducting numerous studies into different ways of solving this extremely complex problem. As well as investigating drug therapies, scientists are also looking at lifestyle factors because, even though living the healthiest life possible can’t protect you from illness altogether, it can reduce the risk of developing age-related diseases like Alzheimer’s. A healthy lifestyle includes things such as eating a healthy and balanced diet, getting regular physical and mental exercise, and having a full social life.
Christian Leibinnes of Alzheimer Forschung Initiative e.V. answered this question.