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Taking Steps Now To Avoid Alzheimer's

Reader's Digest Publishing

Alzheimer's Disease or any other form of dementia is a big deal.  But it's entirely possible that small choices we make now can help us avoid dementia. 

M.D. Ken Kosik lines up the choices in his book Outsmarting Alzheimer's, in which he lays out the terms that make up the acronym SMARTS. 

By choices made in meals, entertainment, and exercise, Dr. Kosik says you truly can strengthen your defense against dementia.  He joins us with the tips.  

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for more than 35 years, working in both television and radio.