An experimental new treatment holds some promise for slowing the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, and other new research suggests that getting a variety of exercise may give you a better chance of warding off dementia. Diane and her guests talk about the latest findings.

Guests

  • Dr. Marcelle Morrison-Bogorad associate director of the neuroscience and neuropsychology of aging program at the National Institute on Aging
  • Dr. Paul Aisen professor in the departments of neurology and medicine at the Georgetown University Medical Center
  • Stephen McConnell senior vice president for advocacy and public policy at the Alzheimer's Association

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