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7 Things You Can Do to Stop Alzheimer’s by 2025

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By Alzheimers.netOctober 5, 2016

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease every 66 seconds.

Make a difference in the fight against the disease, by learning more about what you can to do stop Alzheimer’s by 2025.

Things You Can Do to Stop Alzheimer’s

The end of Alzheimer’s begins with your action and support. Here are 7 things you can do stop the disease:

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1. Join a clinical trial. 
Are you a healthy adult or know someone who has recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s? Everyone is highly encouraged to participate in a clinical trial.

2. Get genetic testing.
Assess your risk of having any amount of genetic predisposition for the disease by getting yourself genetically tested.

3. Call, email and tweet your Congress and Senate.
Get Congress to increase funding for Alzheimer’s research and FDA to approve more drugs that impede Alzheimer’s, just as they did with cancer. Contact your Senator.

4. Get educated about Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Learn more about Alzheimer’s risk factors, treatments and studies.

5. Speak up if you see the symptoms.
Help to destigmatize and get the conversation going about Alzheimer’s warning signs and other important facts.

6. Sign the “Stop Alzheimer’s” petition.
Get the word out about Alzheimer’s by signing the petition.

7. Join the fight against Alzheimer’s.
Donate or volunteer at your favorite Alzheimer’s research or Alzheimer’s awareness organization.

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